Rio Grande container terminal agreed to export its largest-ever consignment of containerized soya. This took place in the second quarter of this year, with 7,700 tonnes of this commodity involved, being loaded into 275 containers.

Dispatch of boxed soya began at the end of April and continued throughout June, the end user shipping consignments to Shanghai in China.

Significantly, and for the very first time, 3,000 tonnes of containerized wheat was also handled by the terminal en route to Vietnam in April.