Singapore remained the world’s top bunkering port with sales amounting to 49.8 million tonnes in 2020, an increase of 5.0% year-on-year, according to Mr. Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Transport.
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The majority of a total of 73 ports surveyed globally reported either stable or a rebound of containers, bulk and liquid bulk volumes compared to volumes for September and October last year.
Bunker sales in the Port of Singapore increased by 10.2%, says an infographic about October’s 2020 port performance, paying attention to key port indicators as the vessels that arrive, the container and cargo throughput, as well as bunker sales.
Cargo traffic via the Panama Canal increased by a less than expected 1% during this year, as coronavirus pandemic affected global trade.
Amid COVID-19 situation, Port of Long Beach marked a 11.1% year-on-year (YoY) decline in its cargo TEUs traffic during June, while noted a 6.9% drop in the first half of 2020.
Following COVID-19, North Sea Port recorded a decrease of 11.5%, with 32.4 million tonnes of seaborne cargo transhipment in the first half of 2020, commenting that the pandemic was visible in the second quarter.
Total Terminals International (TTI) recently achieved a new record, marking the highest volume of container movements at Pier T in Port of Long Beach.
The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) alerts manufacturers and logistics service providers to be prepared to protect their supply chains from a projected significant spike in cargo thefts as coronavirus lockdowns begin to be lifted across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
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