Eurokai group feels blank sailings
In Q1/2020, the Eurokai group recorded handling volumes of 2.67 million teu, a significant decrease of 10.2% compared with the 2.98 million teu in the same period of the previous year.
The Contship Italia group generated a throughput of more than 421,000 teu, 9.2% below the level of Q1/2019 (464,000 teu).
At 1,792,000 teu, the group's handling volumes at the German locations in Hamburg, Bremerhaven and Wilhelmshaven fell by 10.2% from the 1,999,000 teu in Q1/2019. Handling volumes at the stakeholdings abroad also dropped 10.9% in the first quarter of 2020.
The group however points out that the Eurogate Container Terminal Limassol in Cyprus still reported stable handling volumes in Q1/2020, with a slight uptick of 2.7%. (mw)