FREMANTLE Ports containers saw a slight monthly increase in May, according to the latest available container throughput statistics from the Port.
Total container throughput at Freo for May was 58,797 TEU – 782 TEU more than the previous month’s throughput.
May’s container numbers were just below the average throughput for the 2016-17 financial year to-date which was 59,802.
However, May 2017’s throughput was 3% more than throughput in the same month in 2016 (56,969 TEU).
Of this past May’s total container throughput, 7848 TEU was coastal trade, and 50,949 TEU was international.
Looking at Freo’s overseas trade, it was split almost evenly between export (26,685 TEU) and import (24,264 TEU).