February 6, 2020
- In the second half of 2019, freight traffic
in the port of Palermo decreased by -12.1%
- At Termini Imerese, the decline was
- In 2019, the traffic of goods moved by the port of
Palermo decreased by -6.5% mainly due to the
-12.1% recorded in the second half of the year alone. It's the
last year, traffic totalled 5.79
compared to 6.19 million tonnes in 2018.
The volume of goods at the landing amounted to 3.57 million
tonnes (-10.3%) and that of goods at boarding at 2.22 million
- Overall, in the miscellaneous freight segment alone, the total
goods was 5.35 million tonnes (-7.4%),
5.17 million tonnes of rolling stock (-7.3%) and 176 thousand
tonnes of container goods (-10.8%) made with a
14,000 teu (-11.5%). In
liquid bulk sector, traffic was at
427 thousand tonnes, or 12.8%, of which 413 thousand tonnes of products
oil refinery (up 9.0%). Solid bulks totalled
15 thousand tons (-59.0%).
- In the passenger sector, ferries handled 1.34
million people (3.8%), local maritime services 109 thousand
(-4,0%) cruise ships 501,000 passengers (-13.3%), of which
83,000 on disembark/boarding (up 7.3%) 418 thousand in transit (-16.4%).
- The port of Termini Imerese, also administered
by the Port System Authority of the Sea of Sicily
Western, filed 2019 with a sharp reduction in the
-41.6% of the traffic in goods produced in particular in the
second half of the year (-62.8%). In the whole of 2019, the airport
644 thousand tonnes of loads compared to 1.19 million tonnes of
tonnes in the previous year. The total volume of loads
400,000 tonnes (-59.1) and that of the
solid bulks of 293 thousand tonnes (up 40.1%). At Imerese Terms on
ferry traffic totaled 55,000 passengers, or 3.7%.
- In the second half of 2019 alone, the port of Palermo
2.69 million tonnes of goods compared to 3.06 million tonnes
million in the same period of the previous year. The goods
1.57 million tonnes (-20.4%) And
boarding at 1.12 million tonnes, or 3.0%. During the period
July-December the ferry passengers were 912 thousand
(up 8.2%) and cruisers 241 thousand (-17.0%).
- In the second half of 2019, the traffic of goods at Termini
Imerese was 212 thousand tons (-62.8%), of which 99,000
landing (-71.6%) and 113 thousand at boarding. (-49,1%).
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