Port of Cabinda, Angola, handles more ships and containers in 2018

31 December 2018

The port of Cabinda handled 17,552 full and empty containers in 2018, an on year increase of 5,880 containers or 50.3%, the port company’s chairman announced.

These figures were released by Samuel Sambo during a traditional end-of-year greetings ceremony, according to the Angop news agency.

The port received 388 long-haul, cabotage and oil tankers this year, compared with 315 vessels, including 125 oil tankers and 190 long-haul and cabotage vessels, registered in 2017.

Sambo said that the cargo processed in 2018 was roughly similar to the cargo registered in 2017, with 256,101 and 254,760 tonnes, respectively.

The president of the port company announced targets for 2019 to process 366,087 tonnes of miscellaneous cargo, 18,516 containers and 427 long-haul ships, cabotage and oil tankers. (macauhub)