04 June 2014

Subic Port container throughput rises 21% from January to ­April

CONTAINER traffic at Subic Port grew 20.87% in the first four months of the year with the gateway handling 13,529.25 twenty­foot equivalent units (TEUs), compared with 11,193.25 TEUs in the same period a year ago.

Figures provided to PortCalls by terminal operator Subic Bay International Terminal Corporation showed that containerized volume at New Container Terminal 1 increased starting February.

For April alone, NCT 1 handled 4,072.25 TEUs, or 699.25 TEUs more than the 3,373.00 TEUs registered in April 2013.NCT l's average monthly container throughput is 1,197.65 TEUs.

For the whole of last year, the terminal handled 34,847 TEUs. (PortCalls)