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Total freight traffic through Romanian seaports up by 22.6 pct in H1

The total freight traffic recorded in the Romanian seaports amounted to 27.8 million tonnes from January 1 to June 30, 2015, a 22.6 percent uptrend as compared to the similar period of 2014, when 22.67 million tonnes were recorded, the National Company for the Administration of Maritime Ports of Constanta (CNAPMC) informed on Wednesday.
According to the source, an increase of the cereal traffic is noticed, from 4.47 million tonnes in the first half of 2014 to 10.55 million tonnes in the same period of 2015 (+122 pct).
Solid mineral fuels (105 pc), non-ferrous minerals and waste (+35pc), petroleum products (+10pc) and crude oil (+4.6pct) are other freight groups that have recorded traffic increase.
The traffic decreased for iron minerals and waste (-53pc) and chemical products (47pc).
In the total of the freight traffic through the Romanian sea ports in the analyzed period, cereals have a 38pc weight, the crude oil 12.1pct, the various articles 12.1 pc, and oil products 9.4pc.
Of total traffic, 20.66 million tonnes have represented the sea traffic (a 15.79pct growth, as compared to June 30, 2014) and 6.93 million tonnes the river traffic (+49pc, as compared to June 30, 2014, the evolution being determined by the Danube’s favourable navigation conditions).
The container traffic has recorded on June 30, 2015 some 3.35 million tonnes, namely 335,893 Twenty Foot Equivalent Units (TEU) as compared to the same period of 2014, when 3.39 million tonnes (340,430 TEU) were recorded.

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