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Ulsan Port’s Freight Volume Increases in August

(ULSAN=NEWSIS) The Ulsan Port Authority announced September 24 that the freight volume handled by the Port of Ulsan reached 15.85 million t in August.


It is a 7.4 percent increase year-on-year.

By type, the port has handled 8.66 million t of import cargo (8.2% increase year-on-year), 5.44 million t of export cargo (6.8% increase year-on-year), 1.62 million t of coastal cargo (8.1% increase year-on-year) and 120,000 t of transshipment cargo (22.9% decrease year-on-year).

The port has handled 12.97 million t (4.4%↑) of liquid cargo, accounting for 81.8 percent of the total freight volume.

The port has handled 29,266 TEU of container cargo in August, a 4.4 percent decrease year-on-year.

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Source: Newsis (Sept. 24, 2015)

** This article was translated from the Korean.