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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.
Source: Seenews

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