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Published: 2017-07-31

Port of Tyne: 675 thou. ferry & cruise passengers served in 2016 (+6.3% yoy)

Market SMS Port of Tyne: 675 thou. ferry & cruise passengers served in 2016 (+6.3% yoy)

On the other hand, Tyne’s 2016 freight traffic lost 26% year-on-year, totaling 3.7 mln tn.

Following a collapse in coal imports (down from 5.0 mln tn back in 2013, to zero in 2016), as well as a sharp reduction in imports of wood pellet (-63.6% yoy to 0.4 mln tn last year), the overall dry bulk and break-bulk handlings went down by 42.9% yoy to 2.0 mln tn.

On the other hand, Tyne’s container traffic advanced by 12.8% yoy to 53.0 thou. TEU. The number of handled vehicles rose as well – by 2.2% yoy to 594 thou. units.

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