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20 October 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 07:55 GMT+2



September 22, 2020

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In August, freight traffic in the port of Barcelona decreased by -16.1%

In the first eight months of 2020, the total was 37.05 million tonnes (-17.9%)

Last month, the volume of freight traffic Barcelona has recorded a drop in the number of double-digit figures having been handled a total of 4.59 million tonnes, down -16.1% from 5.47 million tonnes in August 2019. In the goods segment traffic was 3.20 million tonnes (-10.8%), including 2.48 million tonnes of containerized goods (-9,7%) carried out with a container handling of 232 thousand teu (-14.5%) - including 82,000 in transit (-23.3%) - and 728 thousand tonnes of conventional goods (-14.1%). Traffic 27,000 vehicles (-38.1%).

The decline in liquid bulks that are 1.02 million tonnes (-32.9%), of which 652 thousand tonnes tonnes of hydrocarbons (-42.0%) and 365 thousand tons of others liquid loads (-7.0%) including 161,000 tonnes of products 78.2%, 92,000 tonnes of biofuels (-44.8%) And 80,000 tonnes of oils and fats (-12.6%). Slightly increasing, on the other hand, solid bulks that stood at 369 thousand tonnes 1.1%), of which 166 thousand tonnes of soybeans (up 16.1%), 109 thousand tonnes of soybeans tonnes of cement and clinker (-11.7%), 32,000 tonnes of cereals and flours (-23.0%), 29,000 tonnes of salt (up 266.7%) And 10,000 tonnes of potassa (-71.2%).

If last month, in the passenger sector, traffic zero (401 thousand cruisers August 2019) as well as in the previous four months, the ferry passenger traffic was 158 thousand units (-51.5%).

In the first eight months of 2020, the Catalan port 37.05 million tonnes of goods globally, with a contraction of -17.9% over the January-August period last year Year. Containerized cargoes amounted to 19.46 million tonnes (-16.2%) and have been totaled with a movement 1.83 million teu (-19.6%), of which 1.15 million million teu at landing/boarding (-11.8%) and 684 thousand teu in (-29.9%). Conventional goods amounted to 6.24 million tonnes (-20.2%) and the traffic of new cars is 285,000 (-45.3%). In the bulk industry liquid settlement total was 8.65 million tonnes (-23.8%), including 6.54 million tonnes of hydrocarbons (-24.7%) 2.11 million tonnes of other liquid loads (-20.7%). The 2.69 million tonnes (-1.6%).

In the first eight months of this year, ferry passengers 498 thousand (-55.9%) and cruisers 199 thousand (-90.2%).

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