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Port of Trieste: containers and trains grow in the first 10 months of 2018

TRIESTE - With 52.903.403 tons of goods handled in the first 10 months of 2018, the total volume of traffic in the Port of Trieste grows by 3.48%, compared to the same period of the previous year.

The container sector still scores a double-digit increase with 601,032 TEU (+17%). The performance of general goods (+8.47% with 14.9 million tons) and solid bulk cargoes (+ 15.06%) was definitely positive, while the liquid bulk (+1.17%) and the RO-RO sector remained stable (+1.66%). A confirmation also for the growth trend of railway traffic: from January to October of the current year, 8,109 trains (+13.46%). Just to plan and manage the constant growth of the train sector, the Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea  has set up a new railway management, consisting of 17 people with specific skills on railways and security. The Office will manage the rail network of the port, as well as plan new infrastructure interventions.