Constanta, Romania (PortSEurope) November 14, 2019 – Total freight traffic in Romanian seaports was 49.689 million tonnes in the first nine months of 2019, up 8.42% on 45.830 million tonnes in the same period of 2018.
Maritime traffic reached 38.113 million tonnes (+4.73%), and the river traffic reached 11.575 million tonnes, 22.63% more than the quantity registered on September 30, 2018.
Container traffic was 5,016,896 tons.. The most important increase in traffic was recorded by cereals: 18.4%, up to 15,489,955 tonnes at the end of September 2019, compared to 13,083,252 tonnes in September 2018.
Traffic increases were also seen in mineral fuels. solids, petroleum products, iron ore, fertilizers, crude oil.
In the total traffic registered in the seaports, the most important weight, of 31.2% is cereals, followed by crude oil (11.6%), various articles (10.1%), petroleum products (9.8% ), iron ore and iron waste (7.9%), solid mineral fuels (6.2%), non-ferrous ores and waste (6.1%), and fertilizers (5.9%).
From the beginning of the year, in Constanta port the traffic of goods was 43,367,993 tonnes, in Constanta port, Midia port 5,480,667 tonnes, and Mangalia port 188,416 tonnes.
Source: Constanta Port
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