Colombo Port trans­ship­ment vol­umes in­crease by 19.8 per cent

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Es­tab­lish­ing a record in trans­ship­ment op­er­a­tions the Port of Colombo has wit­nessed the high­est growth of 19.8 per cent in trans­ship­ment con­tainer through­put for the first half in 2018 as against the cor­re­spond­ing pe­riod in 2017. Dur­ing the first half of

2018, the Port of Colombo han­dled 2,733,906 teus of trans­ship­ment con­tain­ers as against 2,281,636 teus han­dled in the cor­re­spond­ing pe­riod in 2017. Jaya Con­tainer Ter­mi­nal wit­nessed the high­est growth of 20.6 per cent in trans­ship­ment con­tainer through­put for the first half in 2018 as against the cor­re­spond­ing pe­riod in 2017. Dur­ing the first half of 2018, the trans­ship­ment vol­ume at JCT reached 935,848 teus com­pared to 776,002 teus han­dled for the same pe­riod in 2017.

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