Veracruz, View., 17 from March 2011.– During the first two months of the year, the port of Veracruz mobilized 2 million 522 thousand tons of cargo, representing an increase of the 5 per cent, compared with January-February of the year 2010.
According to the statistical overview of the movement of cargo and productivity of the Integral port administration of Veracruz, in the period indicated they attended 271 ships, 33 more than in January-February of the 2010, excluding vessels served in Gulf naval workshops, PEMEX, the Navy of Mexico and forced arrivals.
In terms of the behavior of the loads that are mobilized by the port of Veracruz, that showed greater growth are: vehicles (tons) which grew a 34 per cent, General containerized 17. 36 percent and a 6.20 fluids.
In terms of the type of traffic, imports registered a slight decline of the 1.8 per cent, While exports increased 27.3 per cent in the period that is accounted for in comparison to last year.
At the PEMEX terminal was attended 15 boats which downloaded 245 thousand tons of fuels, mainly gasoline.