JUNE was the busiest month for container throughput at Fremantle since October last year.

Total throughput at the WA port totalled 68,738 TEU in June.

This was an increase of 5% on the previous month (when the port handled 65,417 TEU).

But, it was a decrease of 2.5% on the same month last year.

Total containerised exports from Fremantle in June 2023 totalled 30,530 TEU, a month-on-month decrease of 8.8%.

Imports into the port in June were 38,208 TEU, an increase of 19.5% on the previous month, and the highest number of imports since October last year.

In June this year, Fremantle handled 8276 TEU of coastal trade, nearly all of which was imported; only 256 TEU of the total coastal trade was exported.

June’s total containerised coastal trade was up 33.2% on May.