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August 2, 2022

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In the April-June quarter the traffic of goods in the port of Venice grew by +6.5%

The cruise passengers were 74 thousand compared to 556 thousand of the corresponding period of 2019

In the second quarter of this year the traffic of goods in the port of Venice has increased by +6.5% being piled to 6.53 million tons compared to 6.13 million in the period April-June of 2021. The increase, the fifth quarter consecutive, it was determined both by growth - the fifth consecutive quarterly - of the goods at the landing that have been attested to 5.30 million tons (+5.8%) both from the rise - the second consecutive quarterly - of the goods at embarkation that have totaled 1.23 million tons (+9.7%).

The total figure for the second quarter of 2022, in addition to the increase of +6.5% on the same period last year, also represents a progression of +23.0% on the second quarter of 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic had a strong impact on mobility of goods and people, which an increase of +5.5% on the second quarter of the pre-pandemic year of 2019.

In particular, in the second quarter of this year they were handled 2.51 million tons of various goods, with growth respectively of +5.3% and +23.0% on the corresponding periods of 2021 and 2020 and with a decrease of -1.0% on the same period of the 2019. Container goods alone amounted to 1.43 million of tons (respectively +12.3%, +21.4% and -2.8%) and were made with a handling of containers equal to 146 thousand teu (+11.0%, +17.7% and -8.9%). Rolling stock is amounted to 509 thousand tons (+9.7%, +32.0% and +8.4%).

More accentuated the growth of solid bulk that have totaled 2.06 million tons (+18.0%, +47.8% and +45.3%), of to which 579 thousand tons of metallurgical products (+15.5%, +12.4% and +47.5%), 477 thousand tons of coal (+207.5%, +389.0% and +28.7%),457 thousand tons of feed, fodder and oilseeds (-13.6%, -7.3% and +43.4%), 385 thousand tons of minerals (-5.1%, +512.5% and +419.8%), 78 thousand tons of chemical products (+77.9%, +169.6% and +115.5%), 53 thousand tons of cereals (-33.8%, -11.6% and -49.5%) and 26 thousand tons of other dry bulk (-4.7%, -80.5% and -77,8%).

In the liquid bulk segment, a slight decline in traffic, which fell to 1.97 million tons (-2.0%, +4.6% and -12.4%), including 1.58 million tons of refined petroleum products (-7.0%, +5.0% and -14.5%), 333 thousand tons of chemical products (+17.5%, +4.4% and -2.9%) and 57 thousand tons of other liquid cargoes (+95.3%, -3.4% and +0,8%).

Cruise traffic in the second quarter of this year in the port of Venice was 74 thousand passengers compared to almost 9 thousand in the second quarter of 2021, while in the same period of 2020 this activity was stopped due to the health crisis and in the second quarter of 2019 it was much more consistent with a total of 556 thousand cruise passengers. Recall that in this sector activity has also recorded a remarkable contraction following the decree-law adopted in mid-2021 by the government that has made it impossible to land at the Venice Maritime Station for the large passenger ships to which it is it was forbidden to transit through the Basin of San Marco, the Canal of San Marco and the Giudecca Canal.

In the first half of 2022 the Venetian port enlivened total 12.90 million tons of goods, an increase +10.5% on the first half of last year.




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