MEXICO: Manzanillo could reach 3 million TEUS: The port of Manzanillo presented an increase of 7.7% in the movement of containers in the accumulated January-September of 2018, reaching a total of 2 million 271 thousand 470 TEU’S (units of 20 feet) operated, the previous year was registered 2 million 108 thousand 250 TEUs of the same period.
The increase in the movement of commercial cargo that includes products with petroleum, which rose by 5.7%, registering a total of 22 million 716 thousand 389 tons.
Of the total containerized cargo, both revenues and outputs reached a percentage of 5.9% compared to 2017, obtaining 16 million 440 thousand 602 tons.
On the other hand, in the mineral bulk, 3 million 283 thousand 078 tons were operated, which was 17% over the same period of the previous year.
The agricultural bulk showed a growth of 11.9%, with an accumulated of 1 million 092 thousand 929 tons in the third quarter, while in 2017 they mobilized 1 million 215 thousand 981 tons.