Passenger traffic up, cargo traffic down in Greek ports in the third quarter of 2017

Passenger traffic in Greek ports grew 9.2 pct in the third quarter of 2017, compared with the corresponding period in 2016, after a 4.5 pct increase recorded in the 2016/2015 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Thursday.

The statistics service, in a report, said that cargo traffic in Greek ports fell 4.3 pct in the third quarter of 2017, compared with the same period in 2016, after a 15.3 pct increase recorded in the 2016/2015 period.

Vehicle traffic grew 5.1 pct in the third quarter after a 7.9 pct increase recorded in the 2016/2015 period.