DURRËS, January 4/ATA/- Over 880 thousand travellers have chosen to travel by ferry from the Western Albanian port of Durrës toward ports in Italy and vice versa during 2017. And about 295 thousand cars, trucks and trailers have been transported by freight ferry service during the same period.
This movement of people and vehicles between Albania and Italy is respectively 5 and 7-10% higher as compared to last year.
Likewise, these are the highest figures of transport of travellers and vehicles by ferry during the 7-year period 2011-2017, reported sources from the Statistics Sector in Durrës Port Authority.
Same sources added that the ferries in 2017 did 24 voyages less as compared to 2016, but data on transport of travellers, cars, trucks and goods are all higher as compared to last year.
During 2017, there were 228 thousand foreign citizens who used the ferry service or 16% more than last year./m.m/p.s./
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