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Taranto, freight drops 14% in 2017

Taranto - In the first eight months of 2017, the port of Taranto handled a total of 14.9 million tonnes of freight, down by 13.9% compared to the 17.3 million tonnes reached in the January-August period last year. Offloaded freight amounted to 8.8 million tonnes (-21.9%), and the loaded freight 6.1 million tonnes (+ 0.7%)

Taranto - In the first eight months of 2017, the port of Taranto handled a total of 14.9 million tonnes of freight, down by 13.9% compared to the 17.3 million tonnes reached in the January-August period last year. Offloaded freight amounted to 8.8 million tonnes (-21.9%), and the loaded freight 6.1 million tonnes (+ 0.7%).

Overall, bulk traffic volume amounted to nearly 11.0 million tonnes (-20.4%), of which over 8.1 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (-16.8%,) and 2.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk (29.4%). Conventional cargo traffic reached 3.9 million tonnes (+ 11.2%).

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