• 2017 February 17 15:56

    Throughput of port Ust-Luga up 11% to 8.13 mln t in January 2017

    In January 2015, the port of Ust-Luga handled 8,130,900 t of cargo (+11%, year-on-year), says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 31% to 2,146,600 t, coal and coke – up 35% to 1,833,400 t. 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo climbed by 6% to 6% - до 5,692,900 t including 2,503,100 t of crude oil (flat, year-on-year) and 3,047,800 t of oil products (+13%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo surged 3 times to 86,800 t.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 114,700 t (-41%). 

    The port’s container throughput fell by 7.2% to 6,670 TEUs. 

    In 2016, the port handled 93.36 mln t of cargo, container throughput totaled 83,934 TEUs.

    Ust-Luga port is situated practically at the border of the Russian Federation and the European Union. The deep water area of the port (17.5 m) together with the approach channel (3.7 km) make Ust-Luga port the only Russian port on the Baltic Sea capable of admitting dry-cargo vessels with the deadweight of up to 75,000 tonnes and liquid cargo carriers with the deadweight of up to 160,000 tonnes.

    Port

    Type of cargo

    Throughput thou t, 2015

    Throughput thou t, 2016

    Throughput thou t, 2017

    2017 vs 2016 %

     

    Port Ust-Luga

    TOTAL:

    7,033.7

    7,304.6

    8,130.9

    111%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    2,005.7

    1,639.1

    2,146.6

    131%

     

    Coal and coke

    1,789.0

    1,360.5

    1,833.4

    135%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    70.6

    198.0

    187.3

    95%

     

    Other

    146.1

    80.6

    125.9

    156%

     

    TIMBER

    17.3

    24.1

    33.0

    137%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    50.9

    29.1

    86.8

    up 3 times

     

    Ferrous metal

    48.6

    18.7

    79.0

    up

     

    Other

    2.3

    10.4

    7.8

    75%

     

    CONTAINERs

    56.7

    62.5

    56.9

    91%

     

    Teus

    6,862.0

    7,181

    6,670

    ,

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    158.0

    195.5

    114.7

    59%

     

    Ro-Ro

    10.4

    0.5

    0.0

    down

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO, including:

    4,734.7

    5,353.9

    5,692.9

    106%

     

    Crude oil

    2,298.5

    2,507.0

    2,503.1

    100%

     

    Oil products

    2,339.8

    2,705.5

    3,047.8

    113%

     

    Liquefied gas

    96.5

    141.3

    141.9

    100%




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12:38 Baltic Fleet helicopters land on icebreaker Ilya Muromets within state trials
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12:19 Training for port security officials held in Tunisia
11:46 Wärtsilä to deliver 16 engines for four new LNG carrier vessels
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16:58 FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works is available in Russian
16:56 The third Container Terminal at the Port of Algeciras goes out to Public International Tender
16:49 Viking Line donates EUR 40,000 for protection of the Baltic Sea
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14:05 RF Navy's Pacific Fleet and Brunei Navy ships took part in Passex exercise
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16:17 Draft Regulations on Sea Pilots of the Russian Federation brought up for public discussions (document)
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