Port of Trieste, strong growth in the semester: trains +18%, container +15%
TRIESTE - The Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea reveals the traffic data of the Port of Trieste for the first half of 2018. The total of goods handled, with 31,168,780 tons, see a growth of 4.87% compared to the same period of last year;
handled trains were 4,816 (+17.98%), the container sector records 345,056 Teu (+ 15.30%), while RO-RO traffic, with 155,623 units, shows an increase of 3.97%, confirming the good performance of the sector. The Authority, as per comments of its Chairman Zeno D'Agostino, is satisfied by these results, highlighting the "international railway vocation" of the Port, as well as the primacy at the Italian level, with a forecast of about 10 thousand trains handled by the end of the year.