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Algeciras: H1 bunkering volumes down 18.2% on year

18 Jul 2018

Bunkering volumes at the Port of Algeciras closed at 1.2 million metric tonnes (mt) for the first half (H1) of 2018, representing a decrease of 18.2% from fuel delivered in H1 2017, according to Port of Algeciras data cited by local media Empresa Exterior.

Overall, the port recorded 53.8 million mt of traffic during H1 2018, a growth of 9.6% when compared to the similar period in the previous year.

Liquid bulk cargoes at 15.7 million mt (+ 16.8%) and general merchandise cargoes at 35.1 million mt (+ 9.8%) were the main contributors to the rise in traffic in H1 2018.

The port recorded 2.3 million TEUs (+ 8.4%) of container throughput at the Juan Carlos I Pier and Isla Verde Exterior terminals in H1 2018.

Published: 18 July, 2018

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