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Sihanoukville Port sees 17pc jump in shipments

Sihanoukville Port sees 17pc jump in shipments

FREIGHT shipments through the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port increased 17 percent in July over the previous month, according to figures obtained yesterday. Some 23,146 twenty-foot equivalent units were shipped through the port last month, a 17.2 percent increase on the 19,750 TEUs shipped in June. Total freight shipments through the port in the first seven months totalled 126,770 TEUs, a 3.2 percent increase on the 122,783 that went through the port in the same period in 2009. The port has seen large increases in shipments in some products such as oil, acacia wood, garments and construction materials, Sihanoukville Autonomous Port deputy director general Ma Sun Hot said yesterday.

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