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25 September 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 06:54 GMT+2

September 13, 2022

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In August the containerized cargo handled by the port of Singapore fell by -4.9%

Overall, freight traffic decreased by -1.4%

Last month the volume of containerized traffic handled from the port of Singapore recorded for the thirteenth month consecutive contraction being amounted to 28.9 million tons, with a decrease of -4.9% on August 2021. In terms of twenty-foot containers moved, in August on container traffic in the Asian port of call was equal to almost 3.3 million teu (+2.5%).

Overall, freight traffic marked a decrease of -1.4% having attested to 49.1 million tons compared to 49.8 million in August 2021. If traffic oil showed an increase of +2.9% rising to 16.4 million of tons and more sustained still was the growth of conventional goods with 2.2 million tons (+33.4%), the traffic of the other bulk has instead totaled a decrease of -12.7% falling to 1.5 million tons.

In the first eight months of this year the port has enlivened globally 388.7 million tons, with a reduction of -3.3% over the same period of 2021, of which 233.4 million tonnes of containerized cargo (-3.9%) made with a handling of container pairs to 24,9 million teu (- 0.3%), 16,2 million of tons of conventional goods (+9.1%), 126.0 million tons of oil bulk (-1.6%) and 13.0 million tons of other bulk (-18.0%).

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