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Port of Sines reports 22.5% volume increase in 2021 first half

The Port of Sines has seen significant growth in total container volumes during the first half of the year, demonstrating a remarkable economic recovery since the end of 2020.

In particular, the Portugalian port handled 904,910TEU during the first six months of 2021, which translates to a year-on-year increase of 22.5%.

At the same time, the total throughput of all types of cargo for the port was 24 million tonnes, representing a growth of 23.8%, in comparison to the corresponding period of the last year.

In the meantime, the number of vessel calls has remained almost the same as last year, with 988 ships berthing at the Port of Sines.

The results allow consolidating the anticipation of another positive year, according to a ports' statement.

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