Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) September 21, 2020 – In the first eight months of this year, Durrës port handled 2.5 million tons of goods, down 9% of the same period of 2019. The largest volume of goods was handled in containers, accounting for 40% of the total processed during the, followed by general goods processed in the Western Terminal, in which 547,000 tons of goods were
processed equal to 22% of the total quantity. According to Autoriteti Portual Durres (port authority), 866 vessels were handled – 380 merchant ships and 486 ferries. Compared to the same period a year ago, there is a 9% decrease in goods processed in port quays, as a result of the conditions caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis. 179 transport ships were processed in the Western Terminal, while another 85 in the Eastern Terminal. Meanwhile, in the same period of time, 116 specialized container vessels were docked and processed at the Container Terminal. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.
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