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15 August 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 14:36 GMT+2



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In the first half of 2022 traffic in the system Port North Sea Port is increased by +10.3%

Russia is the first trading partner

North Sea Port, the port system consisting of ports of call Dutch from Vlissingen, Terneuzen and from the Belgian one from Ghent, has closed the first quarter of 2022 with a total of 37.5 million tons of maritime goods handled, with a growth of +10.3% on the first half of last year generated mainly in the second quarter of 2022 when traffic, result equal to about 20 million tons, marked a increase of about +14% on the period April-June of 2021.

In the first half of this year solid bulk, which constitute the main commodity item, have totaled 20.2 million tons (+13.6%). Stable traffic of the liquid bulk with 8.7 million tons. Goods are growing conventional, amounting to 5.5 million tons /(+21.0%), as well as rolling stock, amounted to 2.0 million tons (+16.0%), while goods in containers, with 1.1 million tons, decreased by -13.0%.

The port authority that manages the three ports of call has announced whereas traffic with Russia, which in 2021 was the North Sea Port's main trading partner, has maintained this role also in the first half of this year with 3.8 million tons and an increase close to + 20% on the first semester of 2021. The authority provides that this flow of traffic will suffer a decline in the second quarter of 2022 also in consideration of the entry into force of EU sanctions in the against Russia, sanctions that for certain types of goods they have yet to have an effect, for example for timber, with the related restrictions that will come into force next Sunday, and for solid fuels, affected by sanctions from next 10 August. In the first six months of this year the reduction in activity in some product sectors determined by sanctions is was offset, in particular, by the increase in traffic with the United States (+15%, solid fuels), with Finland (+31%, solid fuels) and with Canada (+40%, steel and fertilizers).

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