Shanghai Port's Box volumes up 7.7% in September

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 02-11-2017        Tweet

BEIJING: The Chinese Port of Shanghai has handled more containers in September compared to the year-ago period, but volumes fell on a month-on-month comparison, according to statistics from Shanghai International Port (Group) Co (SIPG).

In September, Shanghai Port moved box volumes of 3.37m TEU, up 7.7% compared to 3.13m TEU in the same month of last year, data from SIPG showed.

Last month’s throughput, however, dipped by 2.6% compared to 3.46m TEU recorded in August this year.

In the first nine months of 2017, Shanghai Port registered a total throughput of 28.87m TEU, an increase of 4.6% compared to 27.6m TEU posted in the previous corresponding period.