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18 November 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 22:24 GMT+1



June 17, 2019

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To May the ships journeyed in the Suez Canal transported 88,3 million tons of goods (+2.3%)

Cargos for 45,9 million tons on the units directed to south (- 1.6%) and for 42,5 million tons on those directing to north (+6.9%)

Last month the cargo volume transported from the ships that have crossed the Suez Canal has grown of piled +2.3% being to 88,3 million tons regarding 86,3 million tons in May 2018. Last month the goods transported by the ships journeyed in the water way in the direction north-south is diminished of -1,6% to the 45,9 million one tons, while those transported by the ships directed to north are increased of +6.9% 42,5 million to tons.

To May 2019 the channel Egyptian is crossed by a total of 1.600 ships (- 0.3%) for a total net tonnage of 104,9 million tons SCNT (+5.8%), of which 428 oil tankers (+11.7%) for 19,6 million tons SCNT (+12.0%) and 1,172 ships of other type (- 4.1%) for 85,3 million tons SCNT (+4.5%).

Between the main cargo volumes transported last month from the ships directed to south, the containerized cargos have totaled 22,9 million tons (+5.0%), the crude oil 4,9 million tons (+10.0%), the cereals 3,2 million tons (- 28.9%), the minerals and metals 2,6 million tons (+7.3%), the coal and coke 2,5 million tons (- 8.3%) and fertilizers 1,5 million tons (- 29.0%), while between the main transported volumes of goods from the ships directed to north, the containerized cargos have been attested 22,8 million to tons (+9.4%), the oil crude to 4,7 million tons (- 21.6%), the diesel oils to 2,9 million tons (+52.0%), the which liquified natural gas to 2,3 million tons (+19.6%), gasolines to 2,3 million tons (+6.2%), the produced ones in metal to 1,6 million tons (- 3.5%) and the chemicals ones to 1,4 million tons (+33.1%).

In the first five months of the 2019 Suez Canal it is crossed by a total of 7.638 ships, with an increment of +5.2% on the same period, for total last year 485,8 million tons SCNT (+7.5%). The oil tankers have been 2,146 (+18.2%) for 95,7 million tons SCNT (+23.8%) and the ships of other type 5,492 (+0.8%) for 390,2 million tons SCNT (+4.2%).

The ships journeyed totally in the first five months of this year transported 419,9 million tons of goods (+7.4%), of which 222,2 million tons on the ships directed to south (+8.7%) and 197,7 million tons on those directing to north (+6.0%). On the ships directed to south the main cargo volumes were constituted by goods containerized (104,3 million tons, +3.3%), crude oil (21,2 million tons, +28.9%), cereals (16,4 million tons, -7,4%), minerals and metals (13,7 million tons, +26.3%), fuels (12,7 million tons, +20.1%) and coal and coke (10,4 million tons, +14.8%). The greater volumes of goods on the ships directed to north were constituted by cargos in container (106,7 million tons, +6.3%), crude oil (22,3 million tons, -19,5%), diesel oils (14,2 million tons, +32.8%), natural gas which liquified (9,8 million tons, +42.3%), gasolines (9,7 million tons, +10.2%), chemicals (6,3 million tons, +19.0%) and produced in metal (6,3 million tons, -3,8%).


Vincenzo Miele



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