Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) January 14, 2022 – In 2021 Trieste Marine Terminal srl (TMT) handled a total of 652,319 TEU, down -5.2% compared to 2020. Full containers (import/export) grew by +7.9%, confirming the growth of TMT as a gateway to destinations in Southern and Eastern Europe. Direct empty containers decreased (-16.4%) and those in transshipment (-57.3%) while full containers in transshipment decreased (-8.7% ). On the other hand,
total volumes via rail remained stable (+ 0.3%), of which full containers continued to grow (+2.2%) while empty ones decreased (-12.3%) for the same reasons. The number of trains also increased: 3,303 trains in 2021 (+5.7%) compared to 3,125 trains in 2020, further confirming the importance and importance of railway connections to and from Italy and Southern and Eastern Europe. Fabrizio Zerbini , president of Trieste Marine Terminal, said: “the decrease in the total number of TEUs is mainly due to the decrease in empty containers which, as is well known, were lacking in availability on both national and international markets. In the year 2021, the further growth of break bulk traffic with a total of 105 heavy lift loads handled (+ 72% compared to 2020). In January 2022, Trieste Marine Terminal, concessionaire of the Molo VII container terminal in the port, has launched a tender for the extension works of the pier. The client is Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico Orientale (AdSP – Eastern Adriatic Sea Port Authority) and the contract is worth €33.38 million ($37.74 million). Trieste Marine Terminal srl (TMT) is part of the T.O. Delta SpA group. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2022.
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