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In The Third Quarter The Traffic Of Goods In The Port Of La Spezia Decreased By -11.7%

In the third quarter the traffic of goods in the port of La Spezia decreased by -11.7%

Source: PortSEurope
La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) November 9, 2020 – In the third quarter of this year, traffic of goods handled by Autorita’di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Orientale (AdSP – Eastern Ligurian Sea Port Authority), was 4.04 million tons, a decrease of -11.1% on the period July-September of 2019. The port of La Spezia handled 3.46 million tons (-11.7%) and Marina di Carrara 582,000 tons (-7.9%).
In La Spezia, the traffic of various goods recorded a decline of -18.8% having amounted to 2.71 million tons, of which 2.7 million tons of containerized goods (-19.1%) totaled with handling of containers equal to 291,000 TEU (-15.7%) and 14,000 tons of other loads (+249%). In the liquid bulk sector, 740,000 tons (+ 34.8%) were handled, including 627,000 tons of liquefied or compressed petroleum gas and natural gas (+39%), 97,000 tons of refined petroleum products (+13%) and 16,000 tons of other liquid cargoes (+31.7%). In the solid bulk sector, traffic was 12,000 tons (-62.7%), all of which consisted of minerals and construction materials (-51.2%). Of the 582,000 tons of goods handled by the port of Marina di Carrara, 565,000 were made up of various goods (-5%), of which 332,000 tons of containerized goods (+14.1%), 206,000 tons of rolling stock (+11.5%) and 27,000 tons of other various goods (-77.0%), and 17,000 tons of solid bulk (-54.3%). In the third quarter of this year in La Spezia, overall traffic landing was 1.69 million tons (-7.2%) and that at the loading point at 1.78 million tons (-15.6%) while in Marina di Carrara landings amounted to 208,000 tons (-12.6%) and shipments to 374,000 tons (-5.1%). In the first nine months of 2020 the port of La Spezia handled a total of 10.07 million tons, with a decline of -17.5% on the same period of last year, and the port of Marina di Carrara 1.91 million tons (-16.9%). Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.

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