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Port of Koper handles record box volumes in 2021

The Port of Koper in Slovenia has closed 2021 with an annual container throughput record, by handling 997,477 TEU, which also translates to an increase of 6% over the previous year.

"In 2021, there was a gradual recovery of the global economy and a strengthening of economic activity in the international context, which affected business results of the Luka Koper," explained the European port in a statement.

Meanwhile, the Port of Koper's total maritime throughput reached 20,8 million tons, reflecting a rise of 7% compared to 2020, "despite the aggravated business environment and the pandemic."

During the same period, there was also an increase in conventional shipments on the general cargo segment and a downturn in container stuffing and unstuffing (CFS), according to the port.

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