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Seosan's Deason Port handled 92.1 million tons of goods last year

According to Yonhap News,

(SEOSAN=Yonhap News) Deasan Regional Office of Oceans and Fisheries announced on January 25 that the quantity of goods handled by Deasan Port, Seosan-si, Chungnam recorded 92.1 million ton, up 2.0% year-on-year.

In other words, Deasan Port processed 4.8% of total volume by all ports nationwide, ranked 6th among 31 ports.

Of major items handled by Deasan Port, the volume of refined petroleum products reached 36.96 million ton, a decline of 4.1% from the previous year, but the volume of crude oil recorded 28.186 million ton, up 6.4% from a year earlier.

The volume of bituminous coal was 14.309 million ton, marking 2.7% increase, while the volume of chemical industry products was 8.317 million ton, indicating 4.6% increase.

An official of Deasn Regional Office said "we will continue to endeavor to increase the quantity of goods handled by Deasan Port by various ways such as inviting ship owners and charters to workshop and increasing sales activities."

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** This article was translated from Korean.

Source: Yonhap News (January 25, 2019)


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