Valenciaport report impressive container handling through August


Valenciaport has handled 3,000 export containers a day during August 2021, reaching a total of 89,745 TEU.

In the last 12 months, Valenciaport has already handled over 5.7 million containers, signifying a growth of 9.85%. Total traffic has also exceeded 85.6 million tonnes, an increase of 11.2%.

Compared to the same period in the previous year, the port has seen a 6% increase in port volume and a 13.4% increase compared to the same period in 2019, prior to the pandemic.

Figures from the period of September 2020 and August 2021 have seen Valenciaport handle 5,704,033 TEU, more than 500,000 containers more than the previous year, indicating a growth of 9.85%.

Export traffic has significantly increased over the last year as loaded containers sent abroad exceeded one million units.

Utilisng its connectivity, Valenciaport is consolidating its position as the best partner for export/import companies in its area of influence, revealed in a statement from the port.

This follows on from the announcement in August 2021, that the port has seen a 10% container increase through July where a total of 456,650 TEU were handled, slightly higher than in the same month in 2020.

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