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COSCO Shipping Ports Sees January 2021 Container Traffic Up +2.7%

COSCO Shipping Ports sees January 2021 container traffic up +2.7%

Hong Kong, China (PortSEurope) February 18, 2021 – In the first month of 2021, COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd has reported container traffic of over 8.6 million TEU, an increase of +2.7% on January 2020. Growth was generated by the increase of +4.6% of the volume of traffic enlivened by the terminals of the group in the ports of China (6.3 million TEU), while the traffic
in overseas terminals decreased -2% to 2.3 million TEUs. Among the terminals in the Mediterranean ports, last month the traffic handled in the Spanish ports by the wholly owned subsidiary COSCO Shipping Ports (CSP – Spain) terminals grew by +1.2% rising to 306,000 TEU. Traffic moved in Piraeus by the wholly owned subsidiary Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) amounted to 365,000 TEU (-14.0%) and in the port of Ports Said by the subsidiary (20%) Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) which was equal to 312,000 TEU. The Reefer Terminal of Vado Ligure also decreased to less than 5,000 TEU compared to over 5,000 in January 2020. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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