Australia's port of Adelaide handled its highest monthly container
volume of 2017 in November with 29,213 TEU of full containers crossing
the wharf, according to data from Flinders Ports.
November's total throughput outstripped the monthly average for the year of 26,768 TEU, and was 15 per cent higher than October's throughput of 25,405 TEU.
Empty containers passing through the port in November totalled 5,264 TEU, bringing the total volume of full and empty containers to 34,477 TEU, reported Daily Cargo News.
In November full containerised exports amounted to 15,322 TEU, while imports came to 13,891 TEU.
Over the month 109 vessels called at port Adelaide, 38 of which were containerships. Additionally, there were 33 dry bulk vessel calls, 10 general cargo vessel calls, eight vehicle carriers, and five ro-ro vessel calls.