The Port of Aveiro achieved, in 2020, its best first quarter, handling 1,377,139 tons of goods, achieving a 4% increase compared to the same period in 2019.

The Port Authority detailed that March was the best month in its history, with an increase of around 19% compared to the same period last year.

In March, 544,000 tons were handled, with emphasis on the growth of agri-food, chemical and forestry products.

This quarter’s growth was driven by a 9% increase in General Cargo Fractionated, leveraged by forest products (21%), and 8% in Solid Bulk based on cement handling growth.