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Port of Rotterdam handled fewer containers in the year's first half

Europe’s largest container port, Rotterdam, saw fewer containers passing through in the first half of 2022 compared to last year, with two main causes, according to the port.

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The Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest container harbor, saw decreased container throughput in the year’s first six months.

Handled volumes dropped by 4.4% in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period last year, which the port says can be ascribed to two causes, according to a press release.

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