Container volumes at Thailand’s Laem Chabang port remained flat last year, despite a big uptick in US-bound cargo.
According to Alphaliner, Thailand recorded a 17.8% increase in export volumes to the US in 2019, reaching 620,000 teu. This increase was second only to Vietnam, where volumes jumped 34.8% to 1.5m teu.
However, a spokesman for Hutchison Ports Thailand (HPT), the largest terminal operator at Laem Chabang, the country’s key shipping gateway, said …
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