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The Port of Richards Bay last month handled 223 104 metric tons of break bulk cargo, 286 of which were imports.
MORE than 8,6 million tons of cargo was handled at the Port of Richards Bay last month. This according to the statistics released by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA). The Port of Richards Bay last month handled 223 104 metric tons of break bulk cargo, 286 of which were imports.
A total of 170 789 metric tons of liquid bulk was handled with 107 310 metric tons being exports. The port also handled 160 vessels with a total tonnage of 5 867 284. Eleven were general cargo, 116 bulk and four were passenger vessels.
The port also handled 11 tankers – five of which carried chemicals and three transporting oil and liquid petroleum gas.
Of the 968 containers handled in March, 547 were shipped and 421 landed