Carriage in transport sector became stabilised in the third quarter


2009 11 23


In the third quarter of this year, if compared with the second quarter, the number of passengers transported by inland waterways has doubled. National airports have delivered services to passengers by 20.5% more, and Klaipėda State Seaport delivered services to passengers almost by 30% more than in the second quarter. By 12.4% more passengers travelled by railway transport. However passenger flows decreased by 14.7%.   


During the above-mentioned period the indices of goods transportation have improved. By 12% more cargo has been transported by rail. National airports handled by almost 24% more cargo. Positive changes have been noticed in Klaipėda State Seaport – the stevedoring in the port has been increasing during the whole latter semester. In the third quarter, if compared with the second quarter, the stevedoring amounts grew by 5.9%, particularly has increased the transit transportation of goods.