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Port Of Algeciras Reports Reduced Traffic In First Half Of 2017

Port of Algeciras reports reduced traffic in first half of 2017

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) July 27, 2017 – Algeciras Port has registered a decline in activity in the first half of this year 2017. Total traffic reached 48.3 million tonnes, a decrease of 7% compared to the same period of 2016. Containers came in at 2.1 million TEUs, down 9%. In the first half of the year, the number of ships entering the port was down 5%
and bunkering, with 1,380,623 tonnes of product supplied, was up 14.4%. Bulk liquids traffic was 13,436,310 million tonnes (-1.7%) and solid bulk increased 26.5% to 969,673. In the maritime lines between Algeciras-Ceuta, Algeciras-Tangier Med and Tarifa-Tangier City, 2,030,366 passengers (- 1%) and 411,458 vehicles (+ 2%) were recorded. The load of industrial vehicles stood at 189,137 units (-7.7%). Fishing grew 3.4% to 348 tonnes. Source: Spanishports Copyright (c) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2017.

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