Port of Rotterdam Authority, Tilburg multi-modal terminal operator, GVT, and Chengdu International Railway Port Investment & Development Group announced that they have signed a declaration of intent. The aim of the cooperation is to transport more freight via rail between the largest European ports and Chengdu.
Swedish Ports of Stockholm finished 2018 with a record reaching with stable freight volumes and a record number of cruise passengers. According to the Ports’ 2018 summary, a new revenue record of SEK 866 million (USD 94.9 million) was reached, meaning SEK 10 million more than the record set in 2017.
The UK Department for Transport published its Annual UK Port Freight statistics for 2017 which shows that overall total freight tonnages handled by UK ports were stable, totalling 482mt. The figures confirm that there was a continued but modest growth in Roll-on Roll-off traffic.
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