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19 December 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 14:17 GMT+1

December 27, 2017

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The port of Columbus closes the 2017 with a traffic record of beyond six million container

In 1995 the quota a million teu is exceeded for the first time

In the 2017 port of Columbus that recorded with a handling will last year establish the own new record of traffic of the container exceeding pairs to 5,73 million teu. Slid friday, in fact, the cingalese harbour port of call has reached a six traffic million teu from the beginning of this year and the goal is celebrated with a ceremony held near Jaya Container Terminal (JCT).

The Asian port has begun to enliven container in 1973. In 1995 the port of call has for the first time exceeded the quota a million teu enlivened in a year and solo in 2004 is reached a traffic volume pairs to beyond two million teu teu. Successively the increase trend has turned out more supported: in the 2006 three million teu are enlivened, beyond four million teu in 2010 and more than five million in 2015. About three quarters of the volume of traffic enlivened annually from the port it is constituted by transfers of container from a ship to another.

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