Port of Rotterdam Reports Record Throughput in First Six Months of 2019

31st July 2019

The Port of Rotterdam reported throughput of 240.7 million tonnes in the first six months of 2019, a new record for Europe’s busiest port. The figure represents a 3.4 percent increase compared to the same period in 2018. The Port of Rotterdam Authority said the growth was driven by container throughput, which rose to 7.5 million TEU, a 6.4 percent increase on a TEU basis compared to last year. Growth in the container sector is contributed mainly to higher import and transhipment volumes. 

Source : gCaptain