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Port Of Rijeka Reports Total Cargo Traffic Up 18% In 2020

Port of Rijeka reports total cargo traffic up 18% in 2020

Rijeka, Croatia (PortSEurope) March 2, 2021 – Total cargo traffic at the Port of Rijeka in 2020 was 13.6 million tons, an increase of 18% compared to 2019. The Port of Rijeka Authority reported that turnover of dry cargo was almost 5.5 million tons, up 13%, while the turnover of liquid cargo, managed concessionaire Janaf dd, was 8.1 million tons, up 22%. Dry cargo, the
data refer to two concessionaires, Jadranska vrata dd (Adriatic Gate Container Terminal) having a share of 56% in the total turnover of dry cargo, and Luka Rijeka 44%. Jadranska vrata dd (Adriatic Gate Container Terminal – AGCT) handled 3.06 million tons, an annual increase of 10 percent, while the turnover of the concessionaire Luka Rijeka increased by 17% to 2.42 million tons. The fastest growing cargo in the Port of Rijeka is container traffic which has almost doubled in the last five years. Turnover of containers in 2015 amounted to 200,102 container units (TEU), and in 2020 the turnover was 344,091 TEU, up 13% on 2019. Jadranska vrata dd, which from 2015 to 2020 achieved a high traffic increase of 88%, ended with a new record turnover at the container terminal, said the Port of Rijeka in a statement. It also stated that the concessionaire Luka Rijeka dd achieved a total turnover of 2.4 million tons of cargo last year, which is 17% more than the year before. They note that, according to the structure of cargo, the best result was achieved in bulk cargo, which increased by 42%, there is a positive trend in container traffic, and timber trade has a positive trend for several years and last year increased by another 3%. A significant increase in turnover was also achieved by the concessionaire for liquid cargo in the port basin Omišalj Janaf .dd, which, including crude oil and oil derivatives, in 2020 achieved a turnover increase of 22% compared to 2019. The Port of Rijeka also stated that there were 85,883 passengers in passenger traffic in the port in 2020 and that passenger traffic in the conditions caused by the global covid-19 pandemic is expected to record a significant decline and is lower by 46% compared to 2019. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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