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30 June 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 02:24 GMT+2



June 21, 2022

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In the first three months of 2022, French ports have enlivened 73.1 million tons of goods (+6.7%)

The figure represents a decrease of -10.5% on the same period of the pre-pandemic year of 2019

In the first quarter of 2022, French ports handled a total of 73.09 million tons of goods, with a progression of +6.7% on the same period last year when the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic had limited significantly the activity in national ports and with a increase of +1.7% on the first quarter of 2020 when the impact of the health crisis had just begun, while the data of the first three months of 2022 represents a decrease of -10.5% on the first quarter of the pre-pandemic year of 2019.

The data, released today by the Ministry of Transition ecological, show that the miscellaneous goods sector alone has closed the first quarter of this year with a total of 28.90 million tons, with growth of +5.4% on the first quarter of 2021 and +8.9% on the first quarter of 2020 and with a decrease of -7.3% on the first quarter of 2019, of which 12.85 million tonnes of containerized goods (respectively +1.4%, +25.1% and +5.3%) made with a handling of containers of 1.36 million of teu (+3.2%, +29.5% and +6.5%) and 13.93 million tons of rolling stock (+7.4%, -2.4% and -17.2%).

In the liquid bulk segment, 30.49 were handled million tons (+16.8%, +3.3% and -12.3%) and in that of solid bulk 13.70 million tons (-8.3%, -13.3% and -12.7%).

Among the main French ports by volume of traffic, in the first three months of this year the port of Marseille has enlivened 19.51 million tons of cargo (+4.1%, +9.7% and -5.4%), the port of Le Havre 21,27 million tons (+2.2%, +4.3% and -9.5%), the port of Dunkirk 12.50 million tons (+5.5%, +3.0% and -7.7%), the port of Calais 9.57 million tons (+13.1%, -5.2% and -19.0%), the port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire 6.36 million tons (+29.6%, -12.3% and -19.7%), the port of La Rochelle 2.34 million tons (+16.3%, -8.4% and -4.7%) and the port of Bordeaux 1.53 million tons (-8.4%, -6.5% and -13,4%).








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