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27 October 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 13:15 GMT+1



October 16, 2020

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Last month, freight traffic in the port of Barcelona fell by -15.9%

In the third quarter of this year, the decline was -16,6%

Even last month, like the previous five, the volume of traffic in goods moveded by the port of Barcelona marked double-digit decline having passed through the 4.60 million airport tonnes, down -15.9% from 5.47 million tonnes tonnes in September 2019. The traffic in miscellaneous goods has fell by -9.8% to 3.42 million tonnes, of which 2.63 million tonnes of goods in containers (-7,3%) totaled with a handling of containers equal to 233,000 teu (-14.4%) - including 89,000 in transit (-21.7%) and 144,000 import/export (-9.1%) - and 783,000 tons of goods conventional (-17.2%). Significantly more accentuated is the reduction in bulk volumes: liquid loads have fallen by -30.0% to 969,000 tons, of which 710,000 tons of hydrocarbons (-32.3%) and 258,000 tons of other liquid bulk (-22.5%), while dry bulk fell of -27.6% having amounted to 219 thousand tons.

In the third quarter of 2020, the Catalan port total of 14.12 million tonnes of goods, -16.6% less compared to the corresponding period last year. Miscellaneous goods amounted to 10.04 million tonnes (-12.8%), of which 7.61 million tonnes of containerised goods (-11.6%) carried out with a container handling of 701,000 teu (-15.9%) - including 257,000 in transit (-24.0%) and 443,000 at the disembarkation/embarkation (-10.3%) - and 2.43 million tonnes of goods (-16.3%). New cars moved by the airport 102,000 (-37.1%). The liquid bulk was 3.23 million tonnes (-26.7%), of which 1.01 million tonnes were tons of natural gas (-10.2%), 849 thousand tons of diesel (+66.3%), 320,000 tons of gasoline (-18.9%), 318,000 tons chemicals (+21.1%), 257,000 tons of biofuels (-40.7%), 175 thousand tons of oils and fats (-22.6%) and 148,000 tonnes of crude oil (-88.9%). In the bulk segment the total was 848,000 tons (-15.3%), including 326,000 tons of soybeans (-2.5%), 291,000 tons of cement and clinker (+3.8%), 66,000 tons of potax (-41.2%), 60 thousand tons of cereals and flour (-62.5%), 33,000 tons of scrap metal (-18.4%), 31,000 tons of salt (-10.5%) and 15,000 tons of feed and fodder (+23.6%).

In the period July-September of this year, traffic passengers was 333,000 people (-81.9%), the total carried by liner maritime services (-51.3%), while cruise traffic has reset compared to 1.16 million cruises in the third quarter of 2019.




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