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25 September 2021 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 07:40 GMT+2



July 19, 2021

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Last May there was a sharp increase in freight traffic in the ports of Naples and Salerno

In the first five months of this year the port system of the Tirreno Centrale handled 13.71 million tons of loads (+13.4%)

Last May the ports of Naples, Salerno and Castellammare di Stabia managed by the Port System Authority of the Sea Tirreno Centrale handled 2.97 million tons of goods, with an increase of +21.8% on May 2020. The goods alone miscellaneous increased by +18.1% to 2.37 million tonnes, including 1.07 million tonnes of containerised goods (+14.6%), 1.20 million tonnes of rolling stock (+19.2%) and 107 thousand tonnes of other cargoes (+49.3%). The liquid bulk with 479 thousand tons (+42.2%) and dry bulk with 116 thousand tons (+27.9%).

In May 2021, the port of Naples alone handled 1.58 millions of tons of goods, with an increase of +27.7% on May 2020. In the container sector, traffic has been 584 thousand tons (+13.6%) and was made with a container handling of 57 thousand teu (+7.8%). more accentuated the increase in rolling stock which stood at 418 thousand tonnes (+37.0%). Liquid bulk amounts to 479 thousand tons (+42.2%), of which 380 thousand tons of products refined oil (+62.4%), 83 thousand tons of products oil, liquefied or compressed and natural gas (+92.6%) and 16 thousand tons of other liquid cargoes (-72.8%). Solid bulk totalled 97 thousand tons (+22.2%), including 42 thousand tons of metallurgical products, iron ores, minerals and non-ferrous metals (+198.9%), 30 thousand tons of cereals (-23.2%) and 25 thousand tons of other bulk (-4.3%).

The port of Salerno alone handled 1.28 million tons (+13.6%), of which 779 thousand tons of rolling stock (+11.4%), 483 thousand tons of containerized goods (+15.8%) made with a container handling of 38 thousand teu (+12.3%) and 19 thousand tonnes of solid bulk cargoes (+67.7%).

In the passenger sector, if in May 2020 the traffic cruise was stopped due to the measures for the pandemic of Covid-19, last May cruise traffic in Salerno is result still absent while in Naples were recorded 14 thousand cruise passengers. In Naples, scheduled passengers were 263 thousand (+232.9%) and in Salerno more than 8 thousand (+72.9%).

In the first five months of this year the port system of the Tirreno Centrale handled a total of 13.71 million tonnes, with an increase of +13.4% on the corresponding period of the 2020.





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