April of this year was the best month ever for the Port of Rotterdam!
The container throughput continues to grow in Rotterdam. Following a record year in 2018 and a record quarter in 2019, April of this year was the best month ever for the Port of Rotterdam. 13.6 million tonnes of container freight was handled in April 2019. The previous record month was August 2018 (13.2 million tonnes). Measured in TEU, the standard unit for containers, April 2019 was the second-best month ever, with 1.3 million TEU, just a fraction lower than the record month of August 2018.
“Rotterdam has expanded to become Europe’s largest container port, partly because of its excellent depth. The Port of Rotterdam Authority is excellently placed to accommodate further expansion in this growth market. Curious why?
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