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25 September 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 06:26 GMT+2



September 5, 2022

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In the second quarter of this year, Italian ports have enlivened 126,3 million tons of goods (+3.9%)

The figure represents an increase of +2.1% on the same period of the pre-pandemic year of 2019

The Association of Italian Ports (Assoporti) has announced that in the first half of 2022 the national ports have enlivened a total of 244.0 million tonnes of goods, a volume that represents an increase of +5.1% on the first half of the last year.

In the second quarter of 2022 alone, overall traffic was status of 126.3 million tons, given that it represents a progression of +3.9% on the corresponding period of 2021, a more sustained growth of +26.1% on the second quarter of the 2020 when the port activity had been affected in a more accentuated than the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and a increase of +2.1% on the second quarter of 2019 when the crisis health had not yet begun. In particular, traffic only of miscellaneous goods amounted to 65.6 million tonnes (-1.2% on the second quarter of 2021, +20.6% on the second quarter of 2020 and +3.6% on the second quarter of 2019), of which 31.8 million tons of goods in containers (respectively +3.8%, +11.6% and +7.7%), 28.4 million tons of rolling stock (-7.5%, +28.3% and +2.3%) and 5.3 million tons of other miscellaneous goods (+7.1%, +43.4% and -10.8%). Liquid bulk stood at 44.9 million tons (+7.8%, +31.0% and +1.1%) and solid tons 15.8 million tons (+16.9%, +37.7% and -1.4%).

With regard to the traffic of goods handled by the systems ports entrusted by the legislative reform of half of the 2016 to the management of the Port System Authorities, in the period April-June of this year the ports of Genoa and Savona-Vado Ligure entrusted to the AdSP of the Western Ligurian Sea have enlivened 17.4 million tons of goods (+5.7%, +40.1% and +0.4%), of which 7.1 million tons of containerized goods (+2.9%, +32.9% and +5.4%), 3.3 million tonnes of rolling stock (+2.6%, +45.7% and +1.2%), 392 thousand tons of other miscellaneous goods (+16.5%, +45.8% and -1.8%), 5.6 million tons of bulk liquid (+12.9%, +48.4% and +4.1%) and 1.0 million tonnes of solid bulk (-3.6% +31.9% and -34.8%).

The ports of La Spezia and Marina di Carrara managed by the AdSP of the Eastern Ligurian Sea have enlivened globally almost 5.2 million of tons of cargo (+14.4%, +37.7% and +2.6%), of which 3.3 million of tons of goods in containers (-6.3%, +23.5% and -11.7%), 538 thousand tons of rolling stock (+85.1%, +212.0% and +241.3%), 229 thousand tons of other miscellaneous goods (+10.6%, +57.1% and +38.3%); 601k tons of liquid bulk (+56.0%, -6.1% and -2.3%) and 477 thousand of dry bulk (+463.5%, +361.7% and +44.5%).

The ports of call of Livorno, Piombino and the Island of Elba administered by the AdSP of the Northern Tyrrhenian Sea have enlivened 10.9 million tons of cargo (+4.9%, +26.2% and -8.4%), including 2.2 million tonnes of container goods (-3.8%, +1.3% and -11.6%), 5.7 million tons of rolling stock (+7.5%, +59.7% and -2.2%), 616 thousand tons of other miscellaneous goods (+37.8%, +32.7% and +45.9%), 1.9 million tonnes of bulk liquid (+2.0%, -1.9% and -18.4%) and 513 thousand tons of bulk solid (-1.8%, -1.4% and -40.7%).

In the second quarter of this year the ports of Civitavecchia, Fiumicino and Gaeta managed by the AdSP of the Tyrrhenian Sea Center Northern have enlivened a total of over 3.8 million tons of goods (+24.9%, +68.8% and +12.4%), of which 282 thousand tons of containerized cargo (+27.7%, +33.7% and +31.6%), 1.4 million tons of rolling stock (+0.9%, +54.7% and -4.3%), 9 thousand tons of other miscellaneous goods (-5.5%, +725.5% and -39.7%), 1.3 million tonnes of liquid bulk (+42.8%, +97.4% and +2.9%) and 891 thousand tons of dry bulk (+52.3%, +69.3% and +76.9%).

The ports of call of Naples, Salerno and Castellammare di Stabia managed by the AdSP of the Central Tyrrhenian Sea have enlivened almost 8.3 million tons of cargo (-3.7%, +18.2% and -3.6%), including 2.9 million tons of goods in containers (-4.0%, +5.9% and -2.9%), 3.2 million tons of ro-ro cargoes (-8.3%, +12.5% and -9.6%), 235 thousand tons of other miscellaneous goods (-6.5%, +45.9% and -31.2%), 1.5 million tons of liquid bulk (+7.7%, +55.5% and +6.5%) and 446 thousand tons of dry bulk (+0.3%, +49.9% and +42.0%).

The ports of Gioia Tauro, Corigliano Calabro, Crotone, Palmi and Vibo Valentia managed by the AdSP of the Southern Tyrrhenian and Ionian Seas recorded a total traffic of 11.1 million tons (+7.6%, +0.5% and +35.4%), of which 10.7 million tons of goods in containers (+6.4%, +0.4% and +38.2%); 53k tons of rolling stock (+282.5%, +496.6% and -17.1%), 297 thousand tons of liquid bulk (+138.0%, +24.0% and +13.1%) and 66 thousand tons of solid bulk (-51.2%, -58.0% and -53.2%).

In the period April-June 2022 the ports of Messina, Milazzo, Tremestieri, Villa San Giovanni, Reggio Calabria and Saline that make part of the jurisdiction of the AdSP of the Strait have enlivened 4.9 million tons of goods (-27.5%, -15.8% and -20.7%), of which 144 thousand tons of rolling stock (-95.6%, -94.2% and -90.2%), 4.8 million tons of liquid bulk (+40.6%, +42.8% and -0.8%) and 36 thousand dry bulk (-71.1%, -0.3% and -14.3%).

In the second quarter of this year the port of Taranto managed the AdSP of the Ionian Sea has handled 4.1 million tons of cargo (+3.8%, +28.2% and -32.6%), including 26 thousand tons of goods in container (+29.4% on the second trimester 2021), 747 thousand tons of other miscellaneous goods (-7.5%, +26.4% and -49.5%), 1.0 million tons of liquid bulk (-6.2%, +10.1% and +5.1%) and 2.3 million of tons of solid bulk (+13.6%, +37.6% and -36.7%).

The ports of Bari, Brindisi, Barletta, Manfredonia and Monopoli administered by the AdSP of the Southern Adriatic Sea have enlivened almost 4.8 million tons of goods (+24.8%, +54.9% and +21.8%), with 207 thousand tons of containerized cargoes (+3.5%, +56.4% and +18.7%), 26 thousand tons of rolling stock (+15.5%, +112.0% and +63.3%), 51 thousand tons of other miscellaneous goods (+236.4%, +93.3% and -9.9%), 690 thousand tons of liquid cargoes (+13.4%, +37.4% and -12.1%) and 1.6 million tons of dry bulk (+49.6%, +16.0% and +3.3%).

The airports of Ancona, Pescara, Pesaro and San Benedetto del Tronto managed by the AdSP of the Central Adriatic Sea have enlivened globally 3.0 million tons (-1.3%, +50.8%, 0%), of which 278 thousand goods in container (-3.7%, -10.8% and -10.7%), 1.4 million tons of rolling stock (-3.2%, +73.1% and +15.4%), 1.1 million tons of liquid bulk (-2.3%, +57.6% and -16.9%) and 289 thousand solid bulk (+17.1%, +35.8% and +30.8%).

The port of Ravenna which is managed by the AdSP del Mare Northern Central Adriatic handled 7.1 million tons of goods (+2.0%, +39.0% and +2.6%), with 706 thousand tons of container cargo (+15.3%, +23.2% and +9.3%), 435 thousand tons of rolling stock (+18.0%, +38.4% and +8.4%), 1.8 million tonnes of other miscellaneous goods (+2.0%, +61.5% and -2.1%), 1.2 million tons of liquid bulk (+5.0%, +28.0% and +1.3%) and 2.9 million tons of dry bulk (-3.9%, +36.3% and +4.1%).

Traffic in the ports of Venice and Chioggia under the jurisdiction of the AdSP of the Northern Adriatic Sea is state of 6.7 million tons (+4.5%, +20.3% and +2.9%), included 1.4 million tons of goods in container (+12.3%, +21.4% and -2.8%), 509 thousand tons of rolling stock (+9.7%, +32.0% and +8.4%), 612 thousand tons of other miscellaneous goods (-14.9%, +15.9% and -15.7%), 2.0 million tons of liquid bulk (-1.7%, +4.9% and -12.1%) and 2.2 million tonnes of solid bulk (+11.9%, +36.4% and +36,4%).

The volumes handled by the ports of Trieste and Monfalcone managed from the AdSP of the Eastern Adriatic Sea amounted to 16.1 million of tons (+8.6%, +26.3% and -3.3%), of which 2.4 million tons of containerized goods (+23.2%, +5.7% and -6.4%), 2.3 million tons of rolling stock (+10.5%, +83.1% and +44.0%), 608 thousand tons of other miscellaneous goods (+57.0%, +52.5% and +21.5%), 9.6 million tons of liquid bulk (+0.6%, +19.6% and -10.5%) and 1.1 million tons of dry bulk (+41.2%, +51.2% and -6,3%).

In the second quarter of 2022 the ports of Palermo, Termini Imerese, Porto Empedocle and Trapani managed by the AdSP del Mare of Western Sicily have enlivened 2.5 million tons of goods (+2.5%, +33.8% and +13.6%), with 75 thousand tons of cargoes in container (-3.0%, +29.1% and -18.5%), 2.1 million tons of ro-ro loads (-2.7%, +26.6% and +17.6%), 128 thousand tons of liquid bulk (+101.2%, +193.7% and +48.6%) and 194 thousand tons of solid bulk (+43.1%, +84.8% and -17.9%).

The airports of Catania and Augusta administered by the AdSP del Mare of Eastern Sicily have enlivened a total of 2.0 million tons (-0.8%, +15.5% and +34.3%), of which 136 thousand tons of container goods (-5.9%, -4.3% and -11.2%), 1.8 million tons of rolling stock (+8.9%, +16.3% and -1.4%), 6.0 million tons of liquid bulk (-5.6%, +16.2% and +56.5%) and 348 thousand tons of dry bulk (+73.7%, +8.35 and +2.5%).

The Sardinian ports of Cagliari, Olbia, Porto Torres, Golfo Aranci, Oristano, Portoscuso-Portovesme, Santa Teresa di Gallura and Arbatax managed by the AdSP of the Sea of Sardinia have enlivened 12.0 million tons of cargo (+4.7%, +44.4% and +4.3%), with 75 thousand tons of goods in containers (+20.6%, +30.7% and -66.4%), 3.2 million tons of rolling stock (-8.7%, +15.6% -1.4%), 7.2 million tons of liquid bulk (+7.9%, +59.9% and -0.2%) and 1.5 million tons of dry bulk (+26.4%, +55.9% and +90,9%).

With regard to passenger traffic, the ferries concluded the entire first half of 2022 with a total of over 4.6 million people handled, with an increase in +60.8% on the first half of 2021 and a decrease of -13.4% on the first half of the pre-pandemic year of 2019, while in the first six months of this year the cruise passengers were more than 2.4 millions, traffic that last year and in 2020 was almost firm, with a contraction of -93.2% on the first half of the 2019.






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