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PortCastelló grows 11.46% up to July

16 August 2021

The total of tons moved during the month of July has been 1,765,022 tons, which represents a growth of 11.46% compared to 2020 in the accumulated of the year. The total traffic to date amounts to 11,737,740 tons moved where the growth in solid bulks stands out, which grows 40.07% in the accumulated annual.

With these close to 12 million tons, PortCastelló is close to the pre-pandemic figures since it only suffers a slight decrease of 1.09% compared to the same period of 2019. This is mainly due to the fact that solid bulk has grown in 2021 by 26.43% compared to the first seven months of 2019.

The port of Castellón grew 8.28% in total traffic in July compared to the same month as the previous year thanks to the good performance of solid bulks. This month of July becomes the best July in the entire history of PortCastelló in solid bulk, having moved 863,452 tons. Regarding the rest of merchandise, both general merchandise and liquid bulks suffer a decrease of 17.22% (140,855 Tn) and 6.98% (760,715 Tn) respectively, which hardly affects the annual accumulated. where the decreases are 3% and 2.84%, respectively. The number of containers (TEUs) grew 6.16% compared to the same period as the previous year with 11,234 containers moved.

In the words of the president of the Castellón Port Authority, Rafa Simó, “growing above 11% compared to the previous year, being at levels prior to the pandemic and obtaining the best month of July in history in solid bulks are good news for PortCastelló and show that this port is in good health to face the future thanks to the efforts of the entire Port Community. We consolidate ourselves in being a key tool at the service of our clients, because without its dynamism and recovery, we would not have these figures. ”

The most important goods moved during this month were crude oil, feldspar, clays, fuel oil, gasoline, tiles and biodiesel. The main ports with which we maintain commercial relations are in Turkey, Ukraine, Libya, Russia, Canada and Italy.




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