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17 February 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 16:39 GMT+1

July 3, 2018

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To May the traffic of the goods in the port of Genoa has grown of +5.1%

Historical peak in the segment of the container with 2,34 million tons (+1.0%)

Last May the port of Genoa has enlivened 4,87 million tons of goods, with a progression of +5.1% regarding 4,63 million tons in May 2017. The single containerized trade has marked the new historical record being piled to beyond 2,34 million tons, total that exceeds almost 7 thousand tons in March the precedence established record 2018 and that it represents an increase of +1.0% on May 2017. The new record is not such if the containerized trade, rather than in terms of weight, is counted in container from 20 ' (teu) enlivened: in May 2018, in fact, the traffic has turned out pairs to 238.793 teu, figure that is little inferior only to the peak maximum absolute salary recorded in July 2017 with 238.825 teu and that - besides to represent an increment of +2.1% on May 2017 - the new record of traffic of the enlivened container constitutes however in May (the precedence record was marked in May 2017). The positive trend of the container is hauled by the increase of the volumes enlivened to the Voltri Terminal Europe (VTE) that in May 2018 have totaled the own new record absolute salary with 156.549 teu (+12.6% on May 2017).

Last May they have turned out in increase regarding the May the 2017 also traffic of conventional goods, than one is I attest to 861 thousand tons (+5.6%), the mineral oil traffic, that it has been pairs to 1,22 million tons (+17.8%), and that of the other liquid bulk that is piled to 80 thousand tons (+60.3%), of which 52 thousand tons of chemicals (to +22.3%) and 27 thousand tons of oils vegetables and wine (+294.1%). Down, instead, it is the solid bulk in the commercial field (33 thousand tons, -4,6%) is in the industrial field (250 thousand tons, -14,0%) that the supplies of fuel and supplies of edge (75 thousand tons, -4,9%).

In May the 2018 traffic of the passengers has been of 170 thousand people (+8.1%), of which 112 thousand in the section of ferries (+12.5%) and 58 thousand in that of cruises (+0.7%).

In the first five months of this year the genoese port has enlivened altogether 23,57 million tons of goods, with a rise of +4.6% on the correspondent period of 2017. In the segment of the goods several the traffic has been of 15,11 million tons (+4.0%), of which 11,12 million tons of goods in container (+3.4%) pairs to 1.126.089 teu (+5.7% realized with a handling of containers) and 3,99 million conventional tons of goods (+5.7%). The volume of traffic of mineral oils has been pairs to 6,38 million tons (+8.4%) and that of the other liquid bulk to 306 thousand tons (+10.0%), of which 212 thousand tons of chemicals (to +3.0%) and 94 thousand tons of oils vegetables and wine (+30.1%). The bulk sand banks in the commercial field of the port of call has attested to 237 thousand tons (+4.0%) and in that manufacturer 1,13 million to tons (- 9.7%). Bunkers and supplies of edge have totaled 409 thousand tons (+9.6%).

In the first five months of the 2018 passengers they are diminished of the -1,0% coming down to 630 thousand unit, of which 350 thousand in the field of ferries (- 1.3%) and 280 thousand in that of the cruises (- 0.6%).

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