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18 February 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 00:55 GMT+1



January 14, 2019

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In 2018 the new record is marked historical anniversary of the cargo on the ships that have crossed the Suez Canal

The maximum peak of cargos on board is of the ships journeyed from north to south is on those passages in the opposite direction

Last year the 18,174 ships that have crossed the Suez Canal, +3.6% in more regarding 2017, transported a total cargo volume pairs to the quota anniversary record of 983,4 million tons, with an increment of +8.2% regarding 2017 when the precedence was marked historical boarded cargo peak on the ships journeyed in the channel Egyptian. The new record is established is thanks to the new maximum peak of cargo on the ships that have crossed the channel from north towards south, that they are piled to 524,6 million tons (+9.8%), is thanks to the new maximum peak of cargo on the ships journeyed from south to north, than they have been attested 458,8 million to tons (+6.6%), new records that have exceeded both the precedence recorded in 2017.

In the 2018 oil tankers journeyed in the channel have been 4,724 (+4.1%) for a total of 212,0 million tons SCNT (+12.7%) and the ships of other type 13,450 (+3.4%) for 927,6 million tons SCNT (+8.7%).

Between more consisting the boarded volumes than loaded on the ships that last year have crossed the channel, the containerized cargos are piled to 491,0 million tons (+4.2%), the crude oil to 114,6 million tons (+8.0%), the cereals to 52,0 million tons (+8.5%), the minerals and metals to 36,1 million tons (+18.8%), the coal and coke to 33,7 million tons (+82.7%), the fuels to 32,0 million tons (+6.2%), gasolines to 28,9 million tons (+0.5%), the diesel oils to 28,3 million tons (+15.0%), the which liquified natural gas to 26,1 million tons (+11.3%), the produced ones in metal to 25,0 million tons (+19.5%), the chemicals ones to 22,5 million tons (+14.3%), the fertilizers to 18,9 million tons (+23.6%) and the oils vegetables to 15,4 million tons (+7.8%).

Totally the cargos constituted from oil and producing oil have totaled 235,5 million tons (+7.0%), of which 113,4 million tons on the ships that have crossed the channel directed towards south (+9.5%) and 123,1 million boarded tons on the ships directed to north (+4.8%). The total of the other types of goods is piled to 747,9 million tons (+8.6%), of which 412,1 million tons on the ships directed to south (+9.8%) and 335,8 million tons on those directing to north (+7.2%). The single containerized cargos have been pairs to 491,0 million tons (+4.2%), of which 246,2 million tons on the ships directed to south (+3.7%) and 244,8 million tons on the ships directed to north (+4.6%).

In 2018 goods that in ports of the Mediterranean northern are be boarded on ships that they have crossed Suez Canal directed towards south are be pairs to 62,5 million tons, with decrease of -18,7% on year precedence, while the goods disembarked in the ports of the northern Mediterranean that were on board of ships that have crossed the channel from south towards north have been pairs to 97,6 million tons, with an increment of +1.0% on 2017.

In the single December of 2018 boarded cargos on the ships that have crossed the channel Egyptian in both the directions they are piled to 83,9 million tons, volume that the new historical record for the month constitutes of December and that it represents an increase of +4.3% on December 2017 when was established the precedence record for this month. The total of the cargo has turned out also to a level record for December on the ships journeyed in the direction north-south, than record of December 2017 has been attested 46,9 million to tons (+8.2% on the previous). The cargo on the ships pairs to 37,1 million tons journeyed in the direction south-north have been, with a decrease of the -0,2% on December 2017 when the record for this month with than more 37,1 million tons is recorded.




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