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Port Of Malaga See First Half Cargo Traffic Up 31%

Port of Malaga see first half cargo traffic up 31%

Source: PortSEurope
The growth trend in the merchandise activity of the Port of Malaga registered at the beginning of the year continues in the accumulated from January to June 2021, having registered a total traffic of 1,644,255 tons, which represents an increase of 31% compared to to the same period of 2020 – July 23, 2021 By groups of goods: The bulk solids have reached 638,521 tons, 8.5% more than in
the same period of 2020, highlighting the cement and clinker and minerals as well as feed and fodder.The liquid bulk, meanwhile, have recorded 126,796 tons moved, down slightly by 3% compared to 2020. However a given increase in oil and gasoil.Containerized merchandise has reached 90,000 TEUs moved and 710 tons, an 88% and 114% increase, respectively.New vehicles have registered 898 units, representing a 12% increase. GROWTH COMPARED TO 2019 If we observe the evolution since 2019, total traffic registered an increase of close to 4%, highlighting the growth in solid bulks, of 42%, and in liquid bulks, of 238%, that is, exceeding three times the original figure. . PASSAGE ON THE MÁLAGA-MELILLA LINES AND REACTIVATION OF CRUISE TRAFFIC The month of June is traditionally the month of the start of Operation Paso del Estrecho, which this time does not take place due to restrictions. The Malaga-Melilla lines have transferred 56,791 people between January and June, about 22% less than in the same period in 2020. On the other hand, on June 15 there was a restart of cruise traffic in Malaga , having received two cruise calls at the Port of Malaga, by the ship Mein Schiff 2 of the TUI Cruises shipping company, which moved 2,073 passengers. Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Málaga (APM – Port Authority of Málaga)

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