The cumulative tonnage throughput from January to September 2009 was 351,725 tonnes, representing a year-onyear decrease of 24.5 per cent.
Accumulated export cargo volume was 230,133 tonnes; down 27 per cent while import cargo volume was 117,904 tonnes, recording a decrease of 20 per cent. The total transhipment volume up to September 2009 was 3,689 tonnes, up 15.8 per cent against same period last year.
AAT general manager, Corporate Development, Nelson Lee said: Ã¢â‚¬Å“ September performance showed further signs of improvement with the lowest year-onyear tonnage decline in 2009. Although tonnage is picking up, market still yet to be seen for sustainable recovery.Ã¢â‚¬Â