Uplift in traffic through UK's busiest port
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TRAFFIC through Dover has increased 10 per cent in the first seven months of this year, says the Dover Harbour Board.
Compared with January to July 1984, there was a 9.9 per cent rise in the number of road haulage units (an articulated outfit counts as two units) from 417,247 to 458,384. There was a 7.3 per cent rise in the volume of other roll-on/roll-otT freight during the period.
The tonnage of cargo handled at Dover from January to July last year rose by 3.7 per cent from 5.2 million to 5.4 million tonnes.