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27 June 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 10:51 GMT+2



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In April the traffic of goods in the port of Genoa is increased by +5.9% and in that of Savona-Vado fell by -0,9%

In the first quarter of 2022 recorded increases +8.1% and +19.8% respectively

Last month the ports of Genoa and Savona-Vado Ligure have handled a total of 5.56 million tons of goods, with an increase of +4.3% on April 2021.

The port of the Ligurian capital alone handled 4.32 million of tons of cargoes, a volume that represents an increase in +5.9% on April 2021, a sustained growth of +43.9% on April 2020, when the airport had accused what perhaps is was the most pronounced negative impact on one's own activity caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, and a decline by -7.1% on April 2019 when the health crisis was still there to come. In the field of miscellaneous goods only, cargoes containerized amounted to 2.08 million tons, with increases of +0.4% on April 2021 and +18.6% on April 2020 and with a decrease of -3.6% on April 2019, volume that is was built with a container handling of 223 thousand teu (respectively -3.1%, +26.5% and -0.4%), while goods conventional stood at 767 thousand tons (-0.6%, +73.4% and -1.0%). In the liquid bulk sector, the total figure is state of 1.23 million tons (+17.7%, +117.8% and -14.5%), of to which 1.14 million tons of mineral oils (+14.6%, +121.6% and -16.8%), 52 thousand tons of chemical products (+81.7%, +54.1% and +34.3%) and 40 thousand tons of vegetable oils and wine (+68.7%, +128.7% and +24.4%). Solid bulk of the commercial segment of the port are were equal to 35 thousand tons (+144.9%, -24.6% and +24.7%) and those of the industrial segment at 140 thousand tons (+11.7%, +11.3% and -18,8%).

In April 2022 the cruise passengers in the port of Genoa were 76 thousand (+935.9%, +4,995.8% and -47.2%) and ferry passengers 71 thousand (+159.4%, +1,807.3% and -21.2%).

Last month the port of Savona-Vado Ligure, also administered by the Ligurian Sea Port System Authority Western, it has globally enlivened 1.24 million tons of goods (-0.9%, +21.7% and +1.3%), of which 323 thousand tons of goods conventional (-4.2%, +49.5% and -19.3%), 247 thousand tons of goods in containers (+13.8%, +47.2% and +398.8%) made with a handling of 21 thousand teu (+15.2%, +31.8% and +351.5%), 502 thousand tons of liquid bulk (+2.1%, -1.4% and +10.1%) and 161 thousand tons of dry bulk (-18.7%, +30.3% and -49.0%). In Savona the passenger traffic, which was stopped both in April 2021 and at April 2020 due to the pandemic, last month totaled 28 thousand cruise passengers and 11 thousand ferry passengers, with reductions respectively of -62.2% and -1.2% on the corresponding data of April 2019.

In the first quarter of 2022 the two Ligurian ports have handled a total of 22.13 million tons of goods, with an increase of +10.5% on the first four months of last year, of which 17.25 million tons handled by the port of Genoa (+8.1%) and 4,88 million tons from the port of Savona-Vado (+19,8%).






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