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26 May 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 17:29 GMT+2



May 4, 2022

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The port of Taranto closed the first quarter with a traffic down -21.1%

Timid hint of recovery of containers, while decreasing other types of loads

In the first three months of this year the port of Taranto has handled 3.6 million tons of goods, with a decrease by -21.1% on the same period of 2021. A bending that is not was certainly contrasted by the strong increase in traffic containerized, robust rise that however for now leaves time which he finds being the numbers still so low that a few hundred more containers make the difference. It's still soon, in fact, so that the growth of containers can confirm the goodwill of San Cataldo Container Terminal (SCCT), the company of the Turkish group Yilport that gives a year and a half manages the container terminal at the Pier Multi-sector of the port of Taranto, which these days has reassured the Port System Authority of the Ionian Sea on the impetus it intends to give to the containerised traffic that has so far been under his management it has been quantified only in a few hundreds of containers handled every month. Call to order by the port authority, under the threat of a possible revocation of the concession, the SCCT has illustrated a new business plan that within two years it promises to resume the development trend of traffic, which - specified the company - is was also stopped due to the Covid-19 health crisis, but also to carry out investments.

Meanwhile, in the first quarter of 2022, containers were handled at Multi-sector pier were equal to 18,409 teu, with a progression of +747.6%, for a total volume of 231 thousand tons (+1.034,1%). Contraction, on the other hand, of other miscellaneous goods which amounted to 746 thousand tons (-13.0%), as well as of solid bulk with 2.6 million tons (-26.6%) and liquid bulk with 706 thousand tons (-34.2%).




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