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Singapore announces overall maritime performance for 2018

15 Jan 2019

The Port of Singapore maintained a stable performance in 2018, show data from the Maritime and Port of Singapore (MPA).

Container and Cargo Throughput
Container throughput in Singapore hit 36.6 million TEUs in 2018, which is an 8.7% increase from the 33.7 million TEUs registered in 2017. Total cargo throughput handled last year reached 630 million tonnes, which is close to 2017’s level.

Vessel Arrival Tonnage
Annual vessel arrival tonnage reached 2.79 billion gross tonnes (GT) in 2018, similar to the 2.8 billion GT achieved in 2017.

Bunker Sales
Singapore retained its position as the world's top bunkering port in 2018, with annual bunker sales volume close to the 50 million-tonne mark for the second year consecutively.

Singapore’s maritime performance from 2014 to 2018 is as follows:
 

Year Vessel Arrival Tonnage (billion GT) Container Throughput (million TEUs) Cargo Throughput (million tonnes) Bunker Sale Volume (million tonnes) Tonnage under Singapore Registry of Ships (million GT)
2014 2.37 33.9 581.3 42.4 82.2
2015 2.50 30.9 575.8 45.2 86.3
2016 2.66 30.9 593.3 48.6 88.0
2017 2.80 33.7 627.7 50.6 88.8
2018 2.79 36.6 630.0 49.8 90.9

Photo credit: Maritime and Port of Singapore
Published: 15 January, 2019

 

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