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Cargo Traffic At Port Of Tarragona Exceeds 3 Million Tons In October

Cargo traffic at Port of Tarragona exceeds 3 million tons in October

Source: PortSEurope
Tarragona, Spain (PortSEurope) November 24, 2021 – The Port Tarragona has set a record October reaching traffic figures that were not achieved since March 2019. With 3.05 million tons moved in October, the docks have already handled 26.57 million tons so far in 2021. The movement of ships also increases to 253 calls, +30% compared to October 2020 and marks a record figure that was
not reached since December 2016 when there were 270 calls in the port. By sector, bulk liquids lead with 1.74 million tons, bulk solids are second with 1.12 million tons, an increase of 22.5%, while the general cargo had the highest growth with respect to 2020 with 62.4%. By goods, energy products topped the data with a movement of 2.01 million tons and an increase of 21.2% compared to 2020, agri-food and livestock products are in second place with 643,345 tons, cereals and flours and oils and fats are the most prominent products in this group. The steel products continue to maintain the record figures of the previous months pushing the conventional general merchandise to surpass the figures of the historical series of the port. For its part, the fruit movement, without vegetables, recorded the second best October in importance. In the ranking of main countries with activity with the Port of Tarragona stands out in the first place Libya, its main traffic is in bulk liquids, Russia is the second in the ranking with shared activity between liquids and bulk solids. This list includes Italy, which rises to third place, Algeria, Nigeria, United States of America, Turkey, Brazil and Equatorial Guinea. Figures from Autoridad Portuaria de Tarragona (APT – Port Authority of Tarragona) Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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