The accumulated annual growth now stands at 10.9%
The total traffic at the port of Castellón in July reached 1,612,417 tons which represents an increase of 23.2% over July 2016 and makes it the best month of July in the history of the port, not only in goods such as bulk solids, but also in general goods and containers. With these latest figures, the accumulated growth over the year so far is 10.9%.
The greatest increase percentage wise was shown by general goods which grew by 34.5%, reaching 332,240 tons. This was followed by the the traffic in containers which increased by 33.2% reaching 22,517 TEUs. In both types of traffic it was the best July in the history of the port.
The growth in solid bulks traffic was 26.6%, a total of 582,658 tons. This increase has been driven by the importation of raw materials for the ceramics industry and consolidates the 26.6% growth experienced by the port of Castellón so far this year. Traffic in bulk liquids in July was up 16.1%, a total of 694,794 tons.
The president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, has commented that both the figures for July and the the accumulated growth so far this year , reflect the potential for growth of PortCastelló. He also said that “this progress is the fruit of of the efforts made by the Port Community and confirms the dynamic qualities of companies in Castellón.”