Montenegrin seaports cargo traffic declines in Q3
Montenegro’s seaports handled 894,097 tonnes of cargo in the third quarter of 2017, down 5.3% on the year, data from the country’s statistical office showed.
The cargo traffic at Montenegrin seaports rose by 3.3% on a quarterly basis, as 865,603 tonnes were handled in the second three months of 2017, the statistical office said.
The transhipment of cargo at Montenegro’s seaports rose by 26.6% year-on-year to 620,239 tonnes in the third quarter of 2017. On a quarterly basis, the transhipment went up by 17.9%.
Bar, with an annual capacity of 5 million tonnes, is the major seaport in Montenegro. Kotor, Risan, Tivat and Zelenika are smaller ports in the country.