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Europe's largest container port predicts considerable dive in 2020

The Port of Rotterdam, Europe's biggest container hub, expects a noticeable effect on its revenue for full-year 2020 as a consequence of the coronavirus outbreak and the decline in global trade.

Photo: PR / Port of Rotterdam

Significantly fewer containers will be sailed to and from Europe as a consequence of the corona crisis, which is why the Port of Rotterdam now predicts a considerable decline in volumes for full-year 2020.

The continent's biggest container port points out that transport of containers between Europe and Asia has decreased by one fourth, and that the port cannot avoid being impacted by the development.

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