( – FocusAsia Media Ltd

ROTTERDAM, Jul 26 (FAM) – Bolstered by the robust cargo demand from Asia to Europe, major European ports have reported record cargo throughput records for the first six months of the year.

The port of Rotterdam handled a total of 238.0 million tons of goods in the first half of the year. The market share of Rotterdam by comparison with the other ports in the Hamburg-Le Havre range increased from 29.0% in the first quarter of 2016) to 30.9% in the same period of 2017 in the container sector.