July 3, 2020
- In May, freight traffic in Spanish ports
decreased by -25.1%
- In the first five months of 2020, the decline was
- Last May, freight traffic in Spanish ports
a decrease of -25.1% caused by the Crisis of covid-19
38.3 million tonnes compared to 51.1 million tonnes
million tonnes in May 2019. Volumes fell sharply
all product segments from bulk
liquid and dry, which stood at 13.0
million tonnes (-24.2%) 5.2 million tonnes (-30.3%).
Conventional goods fell by -33.0% to less than
5.1 million tonnes. The decline in goods is less marked
14.3 million tonnes of containerised
(-19,8%) and have been totaled with a handling of
1.2 million teu (-21.7%), of which 685 thousand teu
transit (-19.0%). In the passenger sector, passenger traffic
217,000 people (-87.8%), while the ferry
cruise traffic has been zeroed out from 1.1 million
cruisers in May 2019.
- In the first five months of 2020, Spanish port ports
a total of 213.0 million tonnes, with a total of 213.0 million tonnes
-10.2% on the same period last year. The
solid bulks fell by -4.9% and -19.5% to -19.5%
73.3 million and 31.0 million tonnes. Conventional goods
28.3 million tonnes (-15.9%). Loads
104.4 million tonnes (-10.2%) With
container handling that was more than
6.6 million teu (-9.4%), of which 3.6 million are in transit (-8.5%).
There were 4.0 million ferry passengers (-51.0%) and the
cruisers 1.3 million (-66.3%).
- The government agency Puertos del Estado predicts that in the entire
2020 freight traffic will decline
between -10% and -16%.