In national ports there were increases of 3.1%1 in the number of vessels, 4.3% in size (GT) of vessels and 10.3% in the tonnage of goods transported which recovered from the decreases occurred in the previous two quarters.
Goods transported by railway increased by 11.5% (+8.7% in Q3), reinforcing the positive evolution in previous quarters and corresponded to a total of 634.2 million of tons-kilometer (+16.7%).
Reversely, road freight carried in heavy road vehicles with a national registration presented a change rate of
-6.2% (-4.4% in Q3).
Keeping the positive evolution in airport activity throughout 2014, in the last quarter of the year there were increases in the movement of aircraft (+5.9%), passengers (+9.9%) and cargo/mail (+10.2%) in the national airports.
Passenger transport by rail (+1.1%), underground (+1.7%) and inland waterways (+0.1%) continued to increase, albeit at a slower pace than in the previous quarter.
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