Port passenger traffic down, cargo traffic up in Q1

Passenger traffic in Greek ports fell 2.1 pct in the first quarter of 2017, compared with the same period last year, after a 0.4 pct decline recorded in the same period in 2016/2015, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday.

The statistics service, in a report, said cargo traffic was up 7.7 pct in the first quarter, after a 0.3 pct increase recorded in the 2016/2015 period.

Vehicle traffic rose 2.1 pct in the January-March period, after an 1.9 pct increase in the 2016/2015 period.