TMT records a semester of growth both in Teu (+ 19.6%) and rail traffic (+56.8%)

TRIESTE – Data from the first semester of 2017 confirm a trend of considerable growth of Trieste Marine Terminal, as for Molo-VII container handling, in the Port of Trieste.
A substantial increase (almost +20%) in Teu moved by the Terminal during the first semester of 2017 (compared to the same period of 2016) joins a remarkable increase in the month of June (+32.2% compared to the same month in 2016). In particular, besides a general increase, TMT reports a higher import growth rate. The rail traffic gave an excellent performance as well, with a +64.4% monthly growth leading to an overall increase of +56.8% in the rail transport volumes for the first semester of 2017, compared to last year’s figures for the same period. The rail traffic biannual increase is mainly due to the services offered to Central and Eastern Europe: Austria +23%, Hungary +98%, Germany +32%.