April 16, 2020
Italian Ports 2019 Statistics
Statistics 2019, provided by the Italian ports’ association Assoporti reveal the following trends:
- -2.3% roro traffic in tons
- -1.1% roro traffic in units
- +5.1% passengers or 55,914,734 passengers. Of them, 11,969,005 were from cruise vessels, 17,724,678 from ferries and 26,221,051 were transported on the short sea ferry links and in the Strait of Messina.
- Cruise market and short sea ferry links increased significantly (respectively +11% and +5%) while the ferry traffic was stable.