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November 21, 2019

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New record of the cargo on the ships journeyed in the Suez Canal in October

To October 2019 the new cargo historical record on board of the ships in transit towards south is marked

Last month the total volume of the cargo on the ships that are journeyed in the Suez Canal has turned out to be highest never recorded in October being piled almost 91,4 million tons, with an increment of +2.5% regarding October 2018 when the precedence was marked relative record to this month.

The new peak, inferior in absolute sense only to the total of beyond 91,4 million tons of August 2019, is reached thanks to the absolute record of cargo on the directed ships that have crossed the channel to south, traffic director that in last the three years in is decided increase and has sopravanzato the flow of the cargo on the ships journeyed in the opposite direction: to October 2019, in fact, the total of cargos on the ships directed to south has turned out pairs to 55,0 million tons, with an increment of +10.9% on the October 2018 and with a rise of +6.7% compared to the previous achieved historical record 2019 with in August 51,5 million tons.

Last month, instead, the cargo on the ships directed to north has turned out down of the -8,0% being is pairs to 36,3 million tons regarding 39,5 million tons in October 2018 when the record relatively to this month was recorded.

Of 55,0 million the tons of goods on board of the ships directed to south, 12,5 million tons were constituted by oil and producing oil (to +7.2%) and 42,5 million tons of other goods (+12.0%). Consisting volumes than the more loaded were constituted by goods containerized with 22,8 million tons (+5.0%), minerals and metals with 6,3 million tons (+86.3%), crude oil with 6,2 million tons (+32.3%), cereals with 5,8 million tons (+8.8%), fuels with 2,4 million tons (- 21.3%) and coal and coke with 2,2 million tons (+29.8%).

Of 36,3 million the tons of cargos on board of the ships directed to north, 8,4 million tons were constituted by oil and producing oil (- 15.5%) and by 27,9 million tons of other cargos (5.5%). The greater volumes of goods were constituted by containerized cargos with 20,6 million tons (+0.5%), diesel oils with 3,2 million tons (+62.4%), crude oil with 2,7 million tons (- 54.4%), natural gas which liquified with 1,9 million tons (+18.7%), gasolines with 1,7 million tons (+9.2%) and 1,3 million tons (- 0.4%).

As for the goods journeyed last month in the Suez Canal and boarded in the ports of the northern Mediterranean, therefore coming mainly from the Italian harbour ports of call, the total has been of 6,8 million tons, with a decided rise of +21.3%, while those destined ones to the ports of the same region have recorded equally decided bending of the -18,5% being piled to 6,2 million tons.

To October 2019 in the channel Egyptian they are journeyed altogether 1,781 ships (+7.5%) for a total of 108,9 million clean tons SCNT (+5.7%, of which 482 oil tankers (+9.0%) for 22,0 million clean tons (+5.6%) and 1,299 ships of other type (+6.9%) for 86,9 million clean tons (+5.8%).

In the first ten months of this year the channel is crossed by a total of 15.635 ships, with an increase of +3.5% on the correspondent period of 2018, of which 4,227 oil tankers (+8.5%) and 11,408 ships of other type (+1.7%).

In the January-October period of the 2019 total volume of the cargo on the ships journeyed in the channel has been of 857,7 million tons (+5.1%), of which 467,8 million tons on the ships directed to south (+8.9%) and 390,0 million tons on those directing to north (+1.0%). More consisting the volumes than boarded cargos on the ships directed to south were constituted by goods containerized with 213,7 million tons (+4.9%), crude oil with 45,3 million tons (+23.0%), cereals with 42,2 million tons (- 1.6%), minerals and metals with 38,4 million tons (+50.1%), fuels with 22,9 million tons (- 4.1%) and coal and coke with 21,4 million tons (+20.4%), while the most important volumes than goods on the ships directed to north were constituted by containerized cargos with 212,7 million tons (+3.5%), crude oil with 41,7 million tons (-29.7%), diesel oils with 27,5 million tons (+25.2%), natural gas which liquified with 20,3 million tons (+46.0%), gasolines with 19,5 million tons (+2.5%) and chemicals with 12,8 million tons (+4.4%).

In the first ten the 2019 months of the goods journeyed in the channel and boarded in the ports of the northern Mediterranean is piled to 49,4 million tons (- 4.5%) and those journeyed in the channel and disembarked in the same ports 71,3 million to tons (- 15.2%).






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