FLINDERS Ports reported a total full container throughput at Port Adelaide of 28,612 TEU in February 2021, a decrease of 1.4% from the port’s February 2020 throughput of 29,011 TEU.

However, February’s total full container throughput is a 9.7% increase on the January 2021 throughput of 26,070 TEU.

Last month, imports and exports of full containers through Port Adelaide were nearly even, with just 36 TEU more imported than exported than imported.

Zeroing in on imports, we find last month 14,324 TEU crossed the wharves. That is 10% more than the same month last year (13,062 TEU). However, exports fell by 10%, again comparing February 2021 (14,288 TEU) with February 2020 (15,949 TEU).

Last month, there was just one less containership call than the same month last year, with 25 ships calling in February 2021.