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Cargo Volume Dealt at Ulsan Port to Recover
Date
2018.10.05
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According to Yonhap News,

(ULSAN=Yonhap News) The cargo volume dealt with at the Ulsan Port in August was 17.91 million tonnes, which is increased by 9 percent from last year's cargo volume of 16.43 million tonnes.

According to Ulsan Port Authority's data of the cargo volume in August, the volume of liquid cargo which accounted 82.6 percent of the total cargo volume, increased by 6 percent to 14.8 million tonnes.

The volume of general cargo was 3.11 million tonnes, increased by 25.9 percent from last year.

The number of container freight also increased year-on-year by 6.3 percent to 40,366 TEU.

In August, 950 ocean freighters entered the port, which is decreased by 6.4 percent from last year, but the total freight volume increased by 1.4 percent year-on-year to 17.24 tonnes.

"The volumes of liquid and general cargo both increased reaching the largest volume of this year after the rapid decrease in March and April," said an official from the Port Authority. "The cargo volume is clearly recovering in the second half of the year."

yongtae@yna.co.kr


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** This article was translated from Korean.

Source: Yonhap News (September 29, 2018)