UK Freight Ferries – Consistent growth in 2016
14 Dec 2016
Freight – November 2016
In the eight months to August 2016, there was a 5.4 per cent rise freight unit traffic on the English Channel, Eurotunnel and Irish Sea routes compared with the same period in 2015. Three months later there was a 5.3 per cent rise for the eleven months increase to the end of November 2016 compared with 2015, illustrating consistent growth in the freight sector in 2016.
Eleven months to November 2016
In the eleven months to November 2016, the number of freight units on the English Channel, Eurotunnel and Irish Sea routes increased by similar percentages. There was a 5.2 per cent increase for Eurotunnel and Short Sea routes, a 2.1 per cent increase in the Western Channel and 5.3 per cent increase in Irish Sea routes.