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Livorno And Piombino Ports See Increased Traffic In 2019

Livorno and Piombino ports see increased traffic in 2019

Source: PortSEurope
Livorno, Italy (PortSEurope) March 12, 2020 – The ports of the Upper Tyrrhenian Sea, handled 44,973,226 tons of goods, closing the year positively with +2%. Record-breaking performance were registered by Livorno port, handling 36,715,346 tons of goods (+0.4%). The port of Piombino also performed well, with a total of 5,466,146 tons of products (+14.8%), while the Elban ports handled 2,791,734 (+1%). The rolling stock sector registered
a record in the port of Livorno with a total of 518,873 commercial vehicles passing through the docks of the airport, +2.3% compared to 2018. Livorno, Piombino and the Elba ports have closed the year with a growth in passenger traffic of 0.1%, with 9,786,648 passengers passing through the ports of the system: 8,898,302 pax ferries (-0.6%) and 888,346 cruise passengers (+7.6%), of which 832,121 in Livorno port (+5.8%), 24,377 in the port of Piombino (+91%) and 31,848 in the Elban ports (+20%). Livorno port set a new record in ferry traffic, with 2,734,150 passengers handled (+3.1%). Piombino showed a small setback (-2.3%) with its 3,175,317 units. Elban ports also fell slightly with 2,988,835 passengers (-1.8%). In 2019, positive values ​​were obtained for solid bulk, 3,183,965 tons, (+55.4%), in the port of Piombino; and 2,401,775 tons of dry bulk moved (+89.7%). In the field of liquid bulk, 9,107,837 tons of goods were handled (+4.8%). In 2019, containers equal to 789,833 TEUs were loaded/unloaded, of which 393,428 in landing (+6,5%) and 396,405 in boarding (+4,7%), in Livorno port. Transhipment activities increased with +49%, where 559,515 TEUs (-5.8%) were loaded and unloaded, of which 423,473 full containers (-8.4%) and 136,042 empty (+3 .7%).  In Livorno, a fall in forest products 1,645,564 tons (-0.1%), were recorded. New cars decreased with 640,752 handled (-3.8%) compared to 2018. 34,823 ships arrived in the ports of the Upper Tyrrhenian Sea (-0.3%) compared to 2018. The full containerships increased with a capacity greater than 7500 TEU: in 2019, 95 arrived (22 more than in 2018). Source: Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno Settentrionale (AdSP – North Tyrrhenian Sea Port Authority) Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.

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