January 28 - Zeeland Seaports reported that cargo throughput at its Dutch gateways increased by 6.3 percent year-on-year to more than 35 million tonnes during 2014.
After two years of stagnation, Zeeland Seaports saw a clear increase in the volume of cargo handled across all sectors. Ro-ro traffic grew by 4 percent, while container and liquid bulk cargo traffic rose by 13 percent. Dry bulk cargo flows were up by 5 percent.
Zeeland Seaports ceo Jan Lagasse, is commented: "These positive figures illustrate how strong and flexible the companies in the Zeeland port are at developing and adapting to new economic condition."