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05 April 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 21:32 GMT+2

March 2, 2020

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In 2019, the Port of Vancouver has established its new container traffic history record

New peak also of cruises

In 2019, the Port of Vancouver has established its new historical record of annual containerized traffic having 26.88 million tonnes of cargo in containers with 3,398,860 teu containers, for increases of 0.8% and 0.1% respectively compared to 2018 when previous historical peaks had been recorded. Containers only 1,709,398 teu (-2.0%), those boarding at 1,121,973 teu (0.2%) and empty containers 567,489 teu (up 6.4%).

Overall, the traffic of goods moved last year year from Canada's main port on the Pacific is instead decreased by -2.0% to 144.16 million decrease, which was generated by the reductions in -25.5% of liquid bulks, at 8.60 million -5.7% of conventional goods, which have 17.16 million tonnes, and -1.2% of traffic 420,000 vehicles. Bulks were up 0.9% with a total of 91.14 million tons

Last year, the total traffic of goods at the landing was 30.15 million tonnes (up 0.4%) goods 114.01 million tonnes (-2.6%).

The new containerized traffic record obtained from the port Vancouver essentially produced itself in the first half 2019 as in the second half of the year in all main product segments were marked Bending. In the July-December period of 2019, in fact, the airport handled a total of 71.66 million tonnes of goods, with a contraction of -4.4% over the same period of the year 12.95 million tonnes of goods containers (-3.6%) container handling of 1,700,483 teu (-3.3%), 45.87 million tonnes of solid bulk (-1.0%), 4.30 million tonnes of liquid bulk (-24.7%), 8.34 million tonnes of conventional goods (-10.2%) and 192 thousand tonnes of cars (up 2.4%).

In the whole of 2019, the Canadian port has set another record historical: that of cruise traffic which, with a total of less than 1.1 million passengers, saw an increase in 20.4% in 2018.

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