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September 19, 2019

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To new August historical record of the goods on board of the ships that have crossed the Suez Canal

Still down, both for the twelfth consecutive month, are the coming cargo volumes from the ports of the North Med who those destined ones to the same ports of call

Last month cargo the commercial ability of the ships that are journeyed in the Suez Canal has reached the level of 106,0 million tons SCNT (Suez Canal Net Ton) that it constitutes the new record historical salary of ability to the ship that has crossed the water way Egyptian beginning from its happened inauguration on November 17, 1869. The new peak has reached thanks to the new historical record of the ability to rinfusiere that they are last in the channel, that is piled to 15,7 million tons SCNT, let alone to the elevated level of the journeyed commercial ability to the portacontainer, that has been pairs to 55,9 million tons SCNT, volume that are inferior only to the record of 57,4 million tons of last May and to the total of 56,1 million tons of August 2018.

In August 2019 in the channel Egyptian they are journeyed 1,679 ships for altogether 106,0 million tons SCNT, with increments respective of +4.6% and +4.7% on the August 2018, of which 420 oil tankers (+0.2%) for 19,2 million tons SCNT (+2.5%) and 1,259 ships of other type (+6.2%) for 86,8 million tons SCNT (+5.2%).

Last month, moreover, the Suez Canal has recorded another historical record: that of the total of the goods on board of the ships that have crossed the channel that has been of 91,4 million tons, that it represents an increase of +5.8% on August a 2018 and increase of +2.6% on October 2018 when was established the precedence record with 89,1 million tons. The new historical peak is achieved graces is records of cargo on the ships that are journeyed in the channel in the direction north-south that has been pairs to 51,5 million tons, with a rise of +14.2% on August 2018 and of +3.9% record on the previous marked in October 2018. Last month the goods on board of the ships journeyed in the direction south-north instead is piled to 39,9 million tons, with a decrease of the -4,0% on August 2018 (relative record to this director is reached with last May 42,5 million tons).

Between more consisting the volumes than cargos on board of the ships that last month have crossed the channel in the direction containerized north-south they figure the goods with 22,6 million tons (+7.1% on August 2018), the cereals with 7,3 million tons (+14.2%), the minerals and metals with 5,2 million tons (+123.8%), the crude oil with 4,6 million tons (+18.9%), the coal and coke with 2,0 million tons (+71.8%), the naphta with 1,2 million tons (- 6.5%), the fertilizers with 1,2 million tons (+28.1%) and the produced ones in metal with 1,1 million of tons (+50.6%). The main volumes of goods on board of the ships journeyed in the direction south-north were constituted by cargos containerized (21,3 million tons, -1,1%), crude oil (4,7 million tons, -21,5%), gasolines (2,4 million tons, -13,2%), natural gas which liquified (2,2 million tons, +43.0%), diesel oils (1,9 million tons, -29,4%), oils vegetables (1,3 million tons, +39.4%), coal and coke (943 thousand tons, +28.2%) and produced in metal (746 thousand tons, -41,6%).

Last month the cargos left from the ports of the northern Mediterranean on the ships that are journeyed for Suez have totaled 5,3 million tons (- 2.1%) and those joints in the same ports transported from the ships that they are passed in the channel Egyptian are attested 7,4 million to tons (- 17.4%).

In the first eight months of 2019 in the channel 12,332 ships for a commercial ability to 793,7 million tons SCNT are passed altogether, with increments of +3.2% and +5.8% on the period January-August last year, of which 3,333 oil tankers (+8.9%) for 150,9 million tons SCNT (+13.2%) and 8,999 units of other type (+1.2%) for 642,8 million tons SCNT (+4.2%).

The ships that have crossed the water way Egyptian in the first eight months of this year transported 683,0 million tons of goods (+6.1% totally). On the ships tons (+8.9% journeyed in the direction north-south were boarded 366,4 million), mainly constituted from containerized cargos (171,1 million tons, +4.5%), crude oil (34,5 million tons, +29.9%), cereals (29,2 million tons, -9,7%), minerals and metals (27,7 million tons, +45.8%), fuels (18,8 million tons, +3.1%), coal and coke (18,0 million tons, +25.6%), fertilizers (11,0 million tons, +2.5%) and naphta (10,0 million tons (+16.1%). On board of the ships journeyed in the direction south-north were transported 316,6 million tons (+3.0%), included 171,6 million tons of goods in container (+4.5%), 35,3 million tons of crude oil (- 24.2%), 22,0 million tons of diesel oils (+23.2%), 16,1 million tons of natural gas which liquified (+40.7%), 16,1 million tons of gasolines (- 0.9%), 10,4 million tons of chemicals (to +8.0%), 8,5 million tons of oils vegetables (+13.4%), 8,5 million tons of producing in metal (- 18.7%) and 7,3 million tons of carbon and coke (+6.9%).

In the first eight the 2019 months of the goods loaded in the ports of the northern Mediterranean on the ships that are journeyed for Suez is piled to 37,8 million tons (- 9.7%) and those committees in the same ports on the ships journeyed in the channel Egyptian have been pairs to 58,8 million tons (- 14.7%).




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