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Transshipment increases by 5%

Colombo Port has recorded a 5.1% increase in handling transshipment cargo during the first ten months of the year, data on a central bank report showed. Transshipment cargo handled by the port during the period under review increased from 942,299 twenty foot equivalent container units (TEU) to 989,984 TEU; when compared with the corresponding period last year. However, transshipment cargo handled by Colombo in October decreased by 7.4% from 97,790 TEU in October of last year, to 90, 588 TEU in October of this year.


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