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Naples Port Sees Cargo Traffic Down Over 4% Compared To Last Year

Naples port sees cargo traffic down over 4% compared to last year

Source: PortSEurope
Naples, Italy (PortSEurope) September 21, 2020 – In the month of July, Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno Centro-Settentrionale (AdSP – Centre-North Tyrrhenian Sea Port Authority) handled a total of 2.86 million tons of goods, down -4.5% on July last year. Naples port accounted for 1.58 million tons (- 9.6%) and Salerno 1.23 million (+3.1%). Together with Castellammare di Stabia, there are three ports
administered by the AdSP. Naples handled 571,000 tons of containerized goods (-7.7%) and handling of containers equal to 53,000 TEU (-14.5%), 488,000 tons of rolling stock (-12.2 %), 431,000 tons of liquid bulk (-9.6%) and 89,000 tons of dry bulk (-7.7%). Passenger traffic continues to be particularly affected by the persisting effects of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis on maritime traffic, with a zeroing of cruise traffic which continued last July in the Neapolitan port, where passenger traffic for scheduled services fell by -40.3% to 565,000 people. Last July, Salerno handled 834,000 tons of rolling stock (+10.5%), 372,000 tons of containerized goods (-11.7%), container handling equal to 30,000 TEU (-12.4%) and 21,000 tons of solid bulk (+52.1%). In Salerno, cruise traffic was still nil, while that of scheduled passengers was 119,000 (-15.3%). In the first seven months of 2020, the Campania port system handled a total of 18.54 million tons, a decrease of -9.7% on the same period last year, of which 9.78 million tons at landing (-10.6%) and 7.76 million tons at shipment (-8.5%). Overall in the port of Naples alone, 9.41 million tons of cargo (-12.9%) was handled, of which 3.74 million tons of containerized cargo (-4.8%), 2.29 million tons Ro-Ro cargo (-26.9%), 2.73 million tons of liquid bulk (-12.2%) and 640,000 tons of solid bulk (+ 2.4%). In Salerno, traffic was 7.73 million tons (-4.3%), of which 4.86 million tons of rolling stock (-2.5%), 2.77 million tons of containerized goods (-6%). Figures from 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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