Statistics

Port of Piraeus sees marginal container volume growth in Q1

Piraeus - Greece’s largest port – Piraeus – saw marginal increase in the number of containers handled in the first quarter of 2020. Despite the great decline in international trade due to COVID-19, Piraeus managed to marginally increase the number of containers handled on an annual basis

Portugal

Port of Sines receives tanker powered by LNG

On this trip, the ship “Eagle Brasilia”, coming from the port of Sullom Voe, in the United Kingdom, docked at the Liquid Bulk Terminal to unload 100 thousand tons of crude to the Sines refinery

Statistics

Throughput volume falls at Port of Rotterdam

Rotterdam - In what the Port of Rotterdam called an “exceptional first quarter” the port experienced a 9.3% decrease in throughput compared with the same period for 2019. Throughput in the first quarter 2020 was 112.4 million tonnes compared with 123.9 million tonnes in 2019

Statistics

Italian ports in 2019: containers are resisting, cruises were booming / ANALYSIS

Genoa - In 2019 the Italian ports have handled about 403 million tons. It holds the container sector. Roro traffic , in the past years the spearhead of Italian port,  shines less. Looking at the statistics of the Port network authorities, 2019 was the great year of cruises - an industry now stopped due to the effect of the coronavirus

Portugal

Port of Sines to double its terminal

With the consignment of the East Breakwater enlargement, the expansion works will begin, thus allowing the port to double the containerized cargo installed capacity

Cargo volume

Port of New York surpasses Long Beach

During 2019, the port handled 5,231,418 loaded TEUs, surpassing the loaded imports handled by the Port of Long Beach, elevating the port to No. 2 in the nation for the first time in two decades

Tariffs 

Trade war, Long Beach sees "better times ahead"

The Port of Long Beach navigated a trade dispute with China, new technology and evolving trade routes in 2019, culminating in its second-busiest year on record by moving more than 7.6 million twenty-foot equivalent units

Ports

Antwerp confirms its "record year"

With a 6th year record, growth in all cargotypes and a recent wave of investments, 2018 has been a "grand cru" year for the Port of Antwerp

But less traffic with the UK

Port of Zeebrugge grows by 14.2%

The Belgian port of Zeebrugge handled a total volume of 45.8 million tonnes in 2019. This 14.2 percent growth is the result of advancement in all important sectors