Freight brought on-board ferries and ro-ros, the main source of volume taken care of in Rostock, noted a downtick of 4.1% year-on-year, totalling 16.2mt.
The port's 2019 ro-ro traffic amounted to 523,506 cargo units (-4.1% yoy), out of which trucks summed up to 379,812 units (-6.5% yoy), trailers to 125,306 (+0.9% yoy), and railcars to 18,388 (+17.8% yoy).
Rostock seaport rail-handled a total of 87k cargo units, an increase of 11.5% on the result from 2018.
With 2.5m passengers, ferry traffic stayed at the same level as in the previous year.
Other freight segments went up last year - dry bulk by 1.9% yoy to altogether 5.93mt, liquids by 29.6% yoy to 2.98mt, and break-bulk by 1.8% yoy to 570kt.
Lastly, the nearby fishing and chemical ports turned over 1.5mt, less by 16.7% yoy.