The latest edition of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government publication, Waterline, has reported that the five port total of containers moved decreased from 733,677 in the March quarter 2007 to 707,166 in the June quarter 2007, a decrease of 3.6%.
Waterline also reported that the five port average container turnaround time was 22.7 minutes in the March quarter 2007 and 21.9 minutes in the June quarter 2007. The five port total of trucks processed decreased from 445,368 to 428,738, a decrease of 3.7%.
The five port average truck turnaround time was 39.1 minutes compared to 38 minutes while the five port average crane rate increased from 27 containers per hour in the March quarter 2007 to 27.2 in the June quarter 2007. The five port average vessel working rate has increased over the period from 36.7 containers per hour to 37.4.
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