CONTAINER throughput at the Port of Fremantle bounced back in June after four months of continuous decline, according to the latest trade statistics available from Fremantle Ports.

Total throughput for June 2020 was reported to be 62,847 TEU, an 11% increase on May’s figures, but 198 TEU (less than 1%) lower than June 2019’s throughput.


Of June’s total throughput, 29,508 TEU was exported; of that, 3% was coastal trade, the rest headed for overseas. Containers from the coastal trade, however, made up a larger portion of import throughput. Of the total 33,339 TEU imported, 21% was coastal, the remaining bring imported from overseas.