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In October, Container Traffic In Naples And Salerno Ports Fell By -3.7% And -7.5% Respectively

In October, container traffic in Naples and Salerno ports fell by -3.7% and -7.5% respectively

Source: PortSEurope
Naples, Italy (PortSEurope) December 21, 2020 – Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno Centro-Settentrionale (AdSP – Centre-North Tyrrhenian Sea Port Authority) has reported traffic statistics for the first 10 months of 2020, which shows a sharp decrease compared to the same months of 2019. In the first ten months of this year, the overall traffic of goods in the Neapolitan port fell by -12.0%
while in Salerno it increased by + 0.3%. The cruise sector has finally restarted in the port of Naples starting from the month of August, albeit with traffic that is about 90% lower than in the same months of the previous year. In solid bulk and liquid bulk, the gap decreases more and more compared to the equivalent months of 2019, specifically in the first nine months of 2020 only 11.5% less liquid bulk, while solid bulk returned to levels of 2019. The container sector is the one that continues to record an ever-increasing decline in traffic as a result of the sharp contraction in demand due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Overall, up to September there was a 7.4% decrease in container traffic compared to 2019 (755,955 TEU in 2020 against 816,377 TEU in 2019). Ro-Ro traffic is the sector with the greatest recovery. The sharp decline of 13.1% achieved in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period of the previous year was reduced in the following three months to reach -7.8% with 9,499,650 tons handled compared to 10,306. 077 tons of the first 9 months of 2019. Even in the passenger sector, the large gap compared to the previous year is slowly narrowing, reaching -54% of traffic up to September with 3,078,258 passengers transported compared to 6,687,409 in the first 9 months of 2019. The table below is a monthly breakdown of the main traffic items with a comparison with previous years. Source: Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno Centro-Settentrionale (AdSP – Centre-North Tyrrhenian Sea Port Authority) Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.

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