Ngqura handled 713 306 containers in 2013/14

NOVEMBER 7, 2014

The Port of Ngqura handled 713 306 twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) containers in the 2013/14 financial year, according to figures released by Transnet National Ports Authority (RNPA).

The figures show that over the same period, Port Elizabeth handled a total of 291 233 TEUs and East London 41 080.

TNPA says that Ngqura landed 344 443 TEUs in the last financial year, of which 194 553 were transhipped and shipped 368 863 of which 189 691 were transhipped.

The deep- water Port of Ngqura is being positioned by Transnet as the country’s premier transhipment hub for Southern Africa.

In the l2013/14 financial year Port Elizabeth landed 160 147 TEUs and shipped 131 086, while the figures for East London were 19 905 and 21 175 respectively. - MetroMinutes.

 

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