Livorno, Italy (PortSEurope) August 28, 2017 – The good performance of the ro-ro traffic is combined with the significant numbers of the Tyrrhenian Port System in the ferry sector: the figures for the first six months of 2017 confirm the leadership acquired by Piombino at national level.
An increase of 8.34% over the same period of 2016 was recorded at Piombino, while overall, there were 1.255 million passengers. Piombino is the fourth national passenger port, Livorno also performs well, with 981,301 passengers compared to 953,631 in 2016, the sector recorded an increase of 2.9% in the first half of the year.
In the details, while the ferry passenger numbers reached 738,201, an increase of 9.8%, for the cruise sector a decrease was recorded both in the number of calls (-12 vessels) and in the number of cruise passengers (-13.6%).
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