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03 July 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 23:17 GMT+2

June 23, 2022

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In the first five months of this year the traffic of goods in Spanish ports increased by +7.3%

Containerized cargo in decrease of -2.4%

In the first five months of this year the Spanish ports have handled a total of 236.6 million tons of goods, with a progression of +7.3% on the corresponding period of 2021. The only product item in decline is that of loads containerized that totaled 80.7 million tons (-2.4%), volume that was achieved with a handling of containers equal to almost 7.3 million teu (0%), including 3.4 million teu in import-export (+2.6%) and 3.9 million teu in transit (-2.2%). On the other hand, freight traffic is growing conventional which amounted to 35.2 million tonnes (+11.%) as well as that of bulk, with liquid loads attested to 76,1 million tons (+12.6%) and solid ones to 38.4 million tons (+14.%).

In the month of May 2022 alone, the Spanish ports of call have handled a total of 51.4 million tonnes of goods, with an increase of +12.9% on May last year. The container traffic was 17.8 million tons (+9.0%) with a handling of containers equal to 1.6 million teu (+11.7%), of which 780 thousand at disembarkation / embarkation (+13.1%) and 822 thousand in transit (+10.5%). In the field of conventional goods are were handled 8,1 million tons (+16.9%), in that of liquid bulk 16.0 million tons (+11.6%) and in the dry bulk sector 8.1 million tons (+19.4%).

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