Singapore's container throughput rose 1.6% to 37.2 million TEUs in 2019

The Port of Singapore handled 626.2 million tonnes of cargo.

The container throughput, or the amount of containers handled in the Port of Singapore, rose 1.6% to 37.2 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2019, according to data from the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA).

The port handled a total of 626.2 million tonnes of cargo in 2019, whilst the vessel arrival tonnage hit 2.85 billion Gross Tonnage (GT) in 2019. Singapore also registered a bunker sale volume of 47.5 million tonnes.

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The total tonnage of ships under the Singapore flag reached 97.3 million GT in 2019. 

Photo from Wikimedia Commons by DearEdward

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