Port of Trieste, growth trend confirmed in the first quarter of 2018
TRIESTE - Rail traffic + 14.95%, container handling + 14.11% Teu, RO-RO + 3.77%. With these data, the Port of Trieste confirms its positive trend for traffic, which in the first four months of 2018 recorded a total of + 6.55% (compared to the same period of 2017) with 20.37 million tons of handled goods.
A double-digit growth (+ 14.11%) for the container sector (218.677 Teu) is accompanied by an increase also for liquid bulk cargo (+ 5.63%), solid bulk cargo (+ 3.62%), general cargo (+ 9.21%) and the RO-RO segment, which recorded a positive change of + 3.77% with 102,846 transited units. With regard to the first-quarter rail traffic, 3,083 trains were handled, which amounted to an increase of + 14.95% compared to the first 4 months of 2017.