MPL clears over 2,200 containers on last 10 of March

Photo shows employees of Maldives Ports Limited working to unload a container. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) reports clearing over 2,200 containers from March 21st to March 31st, 2024.

According to the authority, it had cleared a total of 2,218 containers for the last 10 days of the preceding month. The total clearance includes 922 units of 20-feet containers and 648 units of 40-feet containers.

Statistics from MPL further confirm the top cleared and moved items, which include eggs, watermelon, and potatoes.

Top Cleared Goods (from March 21st - 31st)

  1. Eggs - 19,715 cartons
  2. Watermelon - 15,059 bags
  3. Potatoes - 6,908 bags
  4. Tomatoes - 5,584 crates
  5. Cabbage - 4,586 bags