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12 August 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 08:23 GMT+2



July 5, 2022

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In May the traffic of goods in the port of Naples is increased by +16.1%, while in Salerno it fell by -22.4%

In the first five months of 2022 recorded changes percentages of +11.0% and -14.4% respectively

Last May the Campania ports of Naples and Salerno have handled freight traffic amounted to 2.91 million tons, with a decrease of -1.9% on May 2021 when the activity was partly limited by the continuing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, with an increase of +19.5% on May 2020 when the impact of the health crisis was much more relevant and with a decrease of -1.6% on May 2019 when the health emergency had not yet manifested itself.

The reduction in traffic recorded in May 2022 is has been determined by the contraction of the volumes of miscellaneous goods which are attested to 2,13 million tons, with a decrease of -10.0% on May 2021, an increase of +6.2% on May 2021 and a decrease of -11.0% on May 2019, of which 1.06 million tons of rolling stock (respectively -11.8%, +5.1% and -13.0%), 988 thousand tons of goods in containers (-7.1%, +6.0% and -2.6%) and 90 thousand tons of other miscellaneous goods (-16.2%, +25.2% and -47.2%). In growth, however, both liquid bulk with 573 thousand tons (+19.6%, +70.2% and +28.2%) and dry bulk with 203 thousand tons (+75.0%, +123.8% and +82.4%).

Last May the port of Naples alone enlivened a total of 1.83 million tons of cargoes (+16.1%, +48.3% and +13.8%), including 1.09 million tons of miscellaneous goods (+9.2%, +33.6% and +2.2%) composed of 640 thousand tons of goods containerized (+9.5%, +24.3% and +8.6%) made with a handling of containers equal to 64 thousand teu (+13.7%, +22.6% and +8.3%) and 455 thousand tons of rolling stock (+8.9%, +49.2% and -5.5%). In the liquid bulk sector, 573 thousand were handled tons (+19.6%, +70.2% and +28.2%), of which 472 thousand tons of refined petroleum products (+24.3%, +101.9% and +47.9%), 78 thousand tonnes of gaseous, liquefied or compressed oil products, and natural gas (-5.1%, +82.7% and -11.2%) and 22 thousand tons of other liquid bulk (+35.9%, -63.0% and -43.4%). Solid bulk is amounted to 165 thousand tons (+69.4%, +107.0% and +78.4%), of which 80 thousand tons of metallurgical products, iron ore, minerals and non-ferrous metals (+91.7%, 472.8% and +675.7%) and 51 thousand tons of other solid bulk (+101.2%, +92.5% and +37.1%).

In the port of Salerno, on the other hand, in May 2022 the traffic has marked a substantial reduction having been equal to 1.08 million of tons (-22.4%, -4.5% and -8.4%), of which 601 thousand tons of rolling stock (-22.9%, -14.1% and -17.9%), 348 thousand tons of cargo containerized (-27.9%, -16.5% and -18.0%) totaled with a container handling pairs to 31 thousand teu (-18.4%, -8.3% and -10.0%) and 39 thousand tons of solid bulk (+103.7%, +241.5% and +101,9%).

Last May the passenger traffic of the services local seafarers and ferries in administered ports by the Port System Authority of the Central Tyrrhenian Sea is state of 756 thousand people, with an increase of +166.7% on May 2021, of which 631 thousand people in the port of Naples (+139.4%) and 101 thousand in the port of Salerno (+717.5%). The traffic of cruise passengers is total status of 118 thousand passengers (+751.8%), of which 107 thousand in Naples (+669.4%) and 11 thousand in Salerno, traffic that in May 2021 in the airport was stopped.

In the first five months of 2021 the two ports of Campania have globally handled 13.50 million tons of goods, with a decrease of -1.5% on the same period last year, of which 7,74 million tons in Naples (+11.0%) and 5,76 million tons tons in Salerno (-14.4%).






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