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January-February throughput at Marseilles Fos port fell 21% compared with the first two months last year as the global recession continued to hit world trade. The two-month total of 12.71m tonnes reflected a downturn in all main categories.

World economy leaves mark on Marseilles Fos

General cargo slumped 31% overall to 1.94m tonnes. This included a 25% drop in container volumes to 127,991 teu, with deepsea east-west trades via Fos down 21% to 95,688 teu and other trades via the Marseilles harbour area down 33% on 32,303 teu.