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Port Of La Gomera Grows In Passengers And Goods In The First Half Of The Year

Port of La Gomera grows in passengers and goods in the first half of the year

Source: PortSEurope
La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain (PortSEurope)  July 28, 2017 – The port of San Sebastián de La Gomera grew in the first half of 2017 in both passenger and freight traffic, increases of 2.5% and 8% respectively. Regular-line passengers was 609,591, fifteen thousand more than in the same period last year. In June alone, over 93,000 passengers were exceeded, 5,000 more than in June 2016.
Passenger vehicles were 106,875 units, 5,000 more than the same period of 2016, up 5%. Of the total, passenger cars accounted for 101,747 units, with others being coaches, vans and motorcycles. As far as total traffic is concerned, its increase exceeded 8% with almost 100,000 tons moved, most of them in the general merchandise regime reaching 84,631 tonnes, 6.4% more than in the first half of 2016. From January to July the port of San Sebastián de La Gomera was loaded with 39,430 tons of merchandise, up 12%, having downloaded 56,670 tons. Regarding merchant ships, the number and total gross tonnage also followed a positive path, with increases of 2 and 4% respectively, which indicates not only that more ships are arriving, but they are also larger. La Gomera, the second-smallest of the main islands in Spain’s Canary Island chain. Source: SpanishPorts Copyright (c) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2017.

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