Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) December 21, 2018 – During the first 11 months of 2018, the port of Durres handled 3.3 million tons of goods.
Imports increased by 3%, with ships handling 2,232,550 tons of imported goods; exports recorded only 1,077,964 tons. The Durrës-Bari (Italy)-Durrës ferries transported over 805,000 tons of trucks and coaches, up 7%; commercial vessels handled over 2.5 million tons of goods, down on 2017.
During January-November 2018, the port’s terminals processed 504 merchant ships, and the ferry terminal processed 924 ferries, which, in addition to passengers, also transport goods with trucks and coaches.
The port processed 122,394 TEU containers in total. The 11th-month figure of 2018 is 15,731 containers higher than the same period of 2017, and the number of processed containers for export reached 61,030 in total; imported containers were 61,364.
Source: Autoriteti Portual Durres
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