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16 February 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 14:12 GMT+1



January 14, 2019

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In the 2018 port of Marseilles it has enlivened 81 million tons of goods (+1%)

Stable the traffic in the fourth trimester

In the 2018 port of Marseilles it has enlivened 81 million tons of goods, with a progression of +1% on the year precedence. In the field of the goods several the traffic has been of 20,2 million tons, down of -1%, with the 13 million one containerized tons of goods (- 2%) realized with a handling of containers that has been pairs to a new record anniversary of 1,4 million teu (+2%), with a record of 4,8 million tons also in the segment of rotabili (+10%) - included 203 thousand unit of cargo (+1%) and 215 thousand new cars (+2%) - and with 2,4 million conventional tons of goods (- 11%).

Altogether the liquid bulk is diminished of -2% coming down to the 45,5 million one tons, with a bending of the -1% of the crude oil to 22,5 million tons, a contraction of the -6% of the oil produced ones refined 12 million to tons, a reduction of the -10% of the gas of oil which liquified to two million tons, a decrease of the -1% of chemicals to 3,4 million tons and an increase of +9% of the gone up which liquified natural gas to 5,6 million tons.

In the section of the bulk sand banks the total has been of 15,2 million tons (+12%), of which 9,4 million tons of producing iron and steel (+1%), 430 thousand tons of agricultural and food- bulk (+20%) and 5,4 million tons of other cargos (+37%).

Last year the traffic of the passengers in the French port has been of three million people (+12%), of which 1,3 million passengers of ferries (+6%, increase generated mainly from +12% recorded from the services with Algeria and +5% from the services with the Corsica) and a level anniversary record of 1,7 million crocieristi (+15%).

On the base of the preliminary statistical data for entire year 2018 elaborated from the Harbour Authority of Marseilles it turns out that in the last trimester of the year the traffic has been of 20,6 million tons about, analogous volume to that of the same period of 2017. The traffic of the goods several is diminished of -4% to the 4,9 million one tons, of which 3,0 million tons of goods in container (- 9%), 1,4 million tons of rotabili (+30%) and 466 thousand conventional tons of goods (- 31%). The liquid bulk has totaled 8,0 million tons (- 35%) and those solid 3,4 million tons (+10%). In the field of the passengers, the crocieristi have been 493 thousand (+5%) and the passengers of ferries 225 thousand (+15%).




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