Croatian seaports record increases in passenger and goods traffic

Croatian seaports recorded increases in the number of passengers and the volume of goods turnover in May 2016, the latest figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS) show.

A total of 27,820 ships docked in Croatian seaports in May 2016, an increase of 7.3% over May 2015, while the number of passengers rose by 11.7% to 2.5 million. The number of domestic passengers increased by 13.5%, while that of foreign passengers fell by 7.1%.

The port of Split recorded the largest number of passengers in May -- 362,200, up 2.5% on the year. It was followed by the ports of Dubrovnik and Zadar with 230,000 and 186,000 passengers respectively, up 15.1% and 26.3% on the year.

The volume of goods handled by the seaports in May 2016, compared with May 2015, increased by 24.8% to 1.9 million tonnes as a result of a 126.7% increase in international unloading. Increases in goods turnover were recorded in the ports of Omisalj, Bakar and Ploce, of 390%, 17.5% and 1.3% respectively.

Last update: Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:16

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