Throughput drops in Rotterdam: Too early to say whether the worst is over

The Port of Rotterdam notes a drop in throughput for the first nine months of the year. The port's CEO says it is too early to determine whether the worst is over yet, but remains optimistic.

Photo: Piroschka Van De Wouw/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

The coronavirus pandemic has caused container throughput to drop in the Port of Rotterdam this year.

In the first nine months of the year, the port handled 322.3 million tonnes, which is 8 percent less than during the same period last year.

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