(The time between first and last slings). Container dwell time, a key parameter for measuring port
efficiency recorded 3.41 days.
The container ships discharged 11,293 Twenty Feet Equivalent
Units (TEUs), full and empty, recording a decline of 1,471 TEUs
compared to the previous week.
The ships loaded for export another 14,502 TEUs, full and
empty registering an increase of 1,617 TEUs.
Containers delivered from the port by road transport
registered 11,313 TEUs while the rail hauled 276 TEUs only.
The port reported a container yard population of 11,967 TEUs,
dropping by 4,285 TEUs from the previous week.
This comprised 4,479 TEUs awaiting pickup order, 2,905 TEUs
ready for collection by consignees and 912 TEUs full exports
Transhipment containers reported a decline of 65 TEUs to
register 960 TEUs while empties recorded 1,837 TEUs and the
Customs Warehouse registering 874 TEUs.
The Container Freight Stations (CFS) received 823,093 TEUs
delivered to consignees 819,707 TEUs leaving a balance of 3,386
Import population breakdown showed that 5,633 TEUs were
transit bound compared to 1,644 TEUs for local destination.
The Transit market segment traditional leader, Uganda, was at
it again recording 4,247 TEUs or 75.39 percent followed by South
Sudan with 567 TEUs, Tanzania with 390 TEUs and the Democratic
Republic of Congo with 203 TEUs.
Other transit destinations are Rwanda which registered 173
TEUs, Somalia and Burundi with 34 TEUs and 11 TEUs respectively.
Meanwhile forecast for the next 14 days reveals that the
Container Terminals expected to discharge 9,270 TEUs and load
At the same time, the conventional cargo is expected to
discharge 306,222metric tonnes and load 3,464 metric tonnes.