All major cargo groups noted a decrease - dry bulk by 12.8% year-on-year down to 15.04mt, general cargo by 3.2% yoy to 6.15mt, and liquid bulk by 12.2% yoy to 2.72mt.
Passenger traffic marked a downtick, too, of 1.6% yoy to altogether 687,140 travellers. Out of the total, the ferry and cruise segments accounted for 619,273 (-0.7% yoy) and 67,867 (-9.1% yoy) passengers, respectively.
On the other hand, container traffic rose in the reported period. Containers toted up to 345,582 TEUs (+0.9% yoy)/3.61mt of containerised freight (+0.2% yoy).Ro-ro traffic, counted in trucks and trailers, dropped by 11.4% yoy to 59,168 units. However, measured in tonnes, the wheeled cargo sector advanced by 4.2% yoy to 402kt.