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Ports of Amsterdam down 5.1% in H1 2018

Throughput at Amsterdam proper and IJmuiden, the main two cargo handling areas, fell by 5.1% to 49.5 Mt in the first half year. Amsterdam itself dropped 4.8% to 40.2 Mt, meaning that traffic at the IJmuiden steelworks was down by 4.4%, at 9.3 Mt

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Coal imports fell by 25.5% to 6.4 Mt, while oil products throughput was down by 6.7% to 22.2M tonnes, due to one terminal undergoing maintenance and a downturn in the diesel futures market.

Ports of Amsterdam, looking due west. (Photo: Luchtfoto Honing)
Ports of Amsterdam, looking due west. (Photo: Luchtfoto Honing)

Excluding coal, dry bulk volume increased by 16.8% to 5.2M tonnes, mainly due to increased sand and gravel imports for the construction market. Agribulk traffic was up by 18.5% to 3.9M tonnes. General cargo - breakbulk and ro-ro - was marginally down at 889,000 tonnes. Container traffic increased 30% year-on-year to 45,457 TEU, mainly due to the new Samskip-UK liner service.

 

The number of ship calls, including sea-going and inland waterway cruise ship calls, grew by 4.4% to 4,514.

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