Ro-ro and container traffic both totalled 3.9mt in the reported period, noting increases by 9.7% and 14%, respectively, on the Q1 2017 results.
The finished vehicle logistics segment also rose - by 0.7% year-on-year to 719,250 new cars.
Other cargo groups, however, marked downticks. The turnover of liquids decreased by 6.2% yoy to 985kt. Dry bulk lost 5.8% yoy to 311kt. Break-bulk contracted by 29.8% yoy to 261kt.