In terms of tonnage, containerised freight amounted in the reported period to a total of 2.43mt, noting an increase by 2.0% year-on-year.
Overall, however, the Port of Riga's cargo traffic noted a drop by 8.3% yoy down to 16.16mt, including 10.06mt of dry bulk (-11.7% yoy), 4.19mt of general cargo (+2.2% yoy), and 1.91mt of liquids (-10.9% yoy).
Fewer passenger went through Riga's quays, too. Out of the total of 389,359 guests (-1.6% yoy), ferry passengers accounted for 361,420 travellers (-1.6% yoy), while the remaining 27,939 (-0.4% yoy) came on-board cruise ships.Ferry cargo traffic contracted as well - by 13.2% yoy to 35,848 ro-ro cargo units. Yet, when measured in tonnes, wheeled cargo rose by 2.9% yoy up to 261.7kt.