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French Ports Handle Disproportionately Small Cargo Volumes Compared To Italian And Spanish Competitors

French ports handle disproportionately small cargo volumes compared to Italian and Spanish competitors

Source: PortSEurope

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) June 15, 2020 – French ports lag significantly behind their Spanish and Italian counterparts in gross weight of seaborne goods handled as well as in the transport of containers (TEUs), despite France having a much larger economy. The latest available data from the EU statistical office Eurostat shows that in the third quarter of 2019 (Q3, 2019) Spain’s ports handled 126.4 million tonnes of cargo versus 74.4 million tonnes by the French…

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