PORTO DE AVEIRO
Solid Bulk, driven by agri-food products with a 60% increase, recorded positive figures with a growth of 0.2% compared to 2022.
In Breakbulk cargo, forest products, with a growth of 3%, were not enough to prevent losses of 12.7% in this cargo segment, justified by declines of more than 25% in non-metallic minerals, wood by-products and metallurgical products.
Liquid bulk fell by 2.8%, although liquid fuels performed well with a 19% increase over the same period last year.
Containerized cargo continued to perform well, with 9,880 TEU handled by the end of the third quarter.
The volume of exports decreased by 20.9%.
During the period, 791 vessels called at the Port of Aveiro.
Overall, the Port of Aveiro recorded a decline of 3.2 per cent at the end of the third quarter compared to the same period last year.