Dürres, Albania (PortSEurope) September 13, 2017 – Autoriteti Portual Dürres (Durres Port Authority) has reported that 377 cargo vessels and 680 ferries have been processed during the first eight months in 2017 with a total of goods volume of 2.4 million tons.
Ships and ferries have transported 6% more goods in January-August 2017 compared to the same period of 2016.
Exports saw an increase of 23% while imports remained stable. Iron, cement, coal, melamine and chemical waste are the main imports, whereas exports focus on cement and other goods.
Ferries along with citizens and vehicles have also transported around 526,000 tons of various cargoes during the first eight months of 2017, 7% more compared to the same period in 2016.
Source: Albanian Telegraphic Agency
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