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17 May 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 12:51 GMT+2

May 12, 2022

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In the first quarter of this year the traffic of goods in the port of Palermo grew by +3.0%

The increase in volumes in the other airports is more accentuated of western Sicily

In the first three months of 2022 the port of Palermo has enlivened 1,81 million tons of goods, with a progression of +3.0% on the corresponding period of last year which was generated by the increase of +10.4% of the loads at the landing, piled up to 1.10 million tonnes, which more than offset the decrease of -6.8% of loading at boarding, attested to 704 thousand Tons.

The total number of miscellaneous goods was 1.74 million tons (+3.2%), of which 1,70 million tons of rolling stock (+3.5%) and 34 thousand tons of goods in container (-10.7%). In the liquid bulk sector were handled 56 thousand tons of refined petroleum products (-17.2%) and in that of solid bulk traffic was 11 thousand tons (+622,6%).

In the passenger segment ferries in the port of Palermo have enlivened 178 thousand people (+50.8%) and cruise ships 46 thousand people (+530.4%).

With regard to other ports managed by the Port System of the Sea of Western Sicily, in the first quarter of this year the port of Termini Imerese has enlivened 368 thousand tons of goods (+7.5%), the port of Porto Empedocle 212 thousand tons (+13.6%) and the port of Trapani 132 thousand tons (+23,3%).

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