Leixões, Portugal (PortSEurope) October 20, 2017 – Leixões port handled 83,120 passengers in the first nine months of 2017, up 42% on the year, recording its highest traffic in the period ever.
A total of 68,000 passengers were handled at the Terminal de Cruzeiros cruise terminal of Leixões port and 15,000 passengers were serviced at the Estação de Passageiros de Leça da Palmeira station, Leixões port authority said.
The United Kingdom remains the largest market for Leixões port in the passenger segment, followed by the German and North American market, the port authority noted.
The port authority expects the total number of cruise passengers to be handled by the end of the year to reach 100,000.
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