Port freight statistics: quarter 2 2011
|Publisher:||Department for Transport|
|Published date:||8 September 2011|
|Statistics topic:||Freight domestic, Freight international, Maritime|
This publication presents provisional summary statistics on freight handled by major UK ports, updated quarterly. Provisional annual statistics are updated in June and detailed final annual statistics are published in September. See Related statistical releases below.
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Year ending Q2 2011
- Total port traffic (tonnage) for the year ending Q2 2011 was 4 per cent up on the year ending Q2 2010.
- The number of units of all types handled for the year ending Q2 2011 was virtually unchanged compared with the year ending Q2 2010.
- Tonnage in Q2 of 2011 was up by 6 per cent compared with the same quarter in the previous year.
- The number of units of all types handled fell by 4 per cent compared with the same quarter in 2010.
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