Zeebrugge grows 7.7 percent after third quarter

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Port of Zeebrugge has reported a growth of 7.7% after the first three quarters of 2018 compared to the same period last year. There was a total cargo volume of 29,806,359 tonnes handled in Zeebrugge. The increase is situated in the roro sector (+8.2%) and liquid bulk (+48.7%).

The roll-on/roll-off traffic grew 8.2% to a total of nearly 12 million tonnes. Growth is registered for the UK (+2.3%), Ireland (+7.8%) and Scandinavia (+1.7%)

Zeebrugge handled a total of 2,091,374 new vehicles (+0.4%).

The container traffic registered a growth of 0.3% in tonnes and 6.3% in TEU. 

The liquid bulk cargo registered an increase of 48.7% to 4.7 million tonnes. This was mainly due to the increase of LNG.

Solid bulk in Zeebrugge decreased by 6.1% to 929,878 tonnes.

Breakbulk industry reported a decrease in Zeebrugge by 27.4% to 775,537 tonnes.