Chemical and Energy Hub


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Most of goods are destined to petrochemical pole which rises up out of the retro-port area, connected to plants in Cerano by a 13 km conveyer belt. the 2 thermo-electric plants in Cerano (ENEL) and Costa Morena (Edipower) shuttle more than 9 million tons of coal, 3 million tons of bulk liquids and 2,5 million tons of other various goods annually. There is also a conspicuous quantity of ash and gypsum derived from the combustion process.
Non-foodstuff bulk liquids make up a considerable part of goods traffic. Every years, 2 million tons of petrol and petrol derivatives and 800.000 tons of liquid gas are moved through the port.