Port freight statistics: quarter 3 2011
|Publisher:||Department for Transport|
|Published date:||8 December 2011|
|Statistics topic:||Freight domestic, Freight international, Maritime|
This publication presents provisional summary statistics on freight handled by major UK ports, updated quarterly.
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Year ending Q3 2011
- Total port traffic (tonnage) for the year ending Q3 2011 was 3 per cent up on the year ending Q3 2010.
- The number of units of all types handled for the year ending Q3 2011 was down by 2 per cent compared with the year ending Q3 2010.
- Tonnage in Q3 of 2011 was up by 5 per cent compared with the same quarter in the previous year.
- The number of units of all types handled fell by 2 per cent compared with the same quarter in 2010.
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