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12 August 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 20:01 GMT+2



July 31, 2020

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In the second quarter, freight traffic in the port of Trieste is down -17%

Down -14% in the first half of 2020

In the first half of this year, the port of Trieste 26.3 million tonnes of goods, a drop in 14% compared to the first half of 2019 which was caused by a -5% contraction in traffic first three months of 2020 compared to the same period last year year followed by a fall of -17% in the quarter Next.

The liquid bulk sector closed the first six months of this year with a total of more than 18 million tonnes (-13%), of which more than eight million tons handled in the second quarter (-24%). Miscellaneous goods fell in the half year 7.7 million tonnes, of which 3.7 million tonnes million in the second quarter alone (-16%), with only one containerized traffic, which in the six months amounted to 376,250 teu (-4%) and in the April-June period at 196,691 teu (-3%). The dry bulks, with 300,000 tons in the semester and 190 thousand in the quarter, marked decreases in the second quarter of the year -70% and -50%.

The Adriatic Sea Port System Authority Eastern specified that if the contraction of liquid bulks miscellaneous goods can be traced back to the effects of recession linked to the Covid-19, on that of solid bulk weighs the closure of the Ferriera steel plant accounted for 90% of this traffic in recent years. In addition The agency found that if the container sector is in suffered the least in the first six months of 2020, with a slight drop of -4% caused by the decrease in traffic containers on ro-ro ships to/from Turkey, and satisfactory, if read in the economic context, was also the result of the ro-ro segment that lost -5% with 106,400 units transit. The figures for the single month of June, moreover - AdSP - hint at a potential recovery of the and it is estimated that in the coming months, barring new developments unfavourable emergency, we can recover as much as lost during this period.

With regard to rail traffic, 3,900 were trains in the first half of 2020 (-25%).

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