Port of Civitavecchia: passenger record in AprilNew high level this month at the port: +30% ferry passengers, the numbers that make us have high hopes for 2017: numbers, best companies, most popular destinations
After a slight decrease of the month before, the Port of Civitavecchia grows again in April registering a hopeful +30% (93,545) of ferry passengers. Excellent numbers also regarding the vehicle embarkation. The first four month period of 2017 registers +212% of camping vans, +105% of motorbikes and +33% of buses! The RO-RO sector is stimuated by the popular destinations of Barcelona and Olbia that have attracted tourist in April. The first 3 months of 2017 closed with +9.8% of overall traffic (passengers and vehicles) compared to the same period of 2016.
Let's now see the numbers in detail: we remind you that, as always, this information is partial since it is based exclusively on the number of reservations and, therefore, it doesn't include the many tourists who buy last minute tickets the same day of departure.
PASSENGER TRAFFIC APRIL 2017 VS APRIL 2016
There were 93,545 ferry passengers in April 2017 (+ 29.9% compared to the same month in 2016). Concretely, 42,031 passengers disembarked and 51,514 embarked:
APRIL 2017: MOST POPULAR DESTINATIONS
Barcelona (38,291 passengers), Olbia (31,740) and Cagliari/Arbatax (11,664) were the most popular destinations during April 2017 for the Port of Civitavecchia.
The 40% of passengers in April 2017 chose Barcelona travelling with Grimaldi Lines, while at the second and third place (in terms of number of passengers) rank respectively Olbia (34%) and Cagliari/Arbatax (12%), with Tirrenia.
APRILE 2017: COMPANIES CLASSIFICATION
Grimaldi Lines and Tirrenia, with 46% of this month's traffic each, are the shipping companies with more passengers. Follow Grandi Navi Veloci with the 8% of passenger traffic on their ships.
The May 2017 Passenger Report will be pubblished the first days of June. Enjoy the trip and the navigation!