• 2017 April 20 14:54

    Throughput of port Ust-Luga up 9% to 24.36 mln t in QI’2017

    In January-March 2017, the port of Ust-Luga handled 24,360,400 t of cargo (+9%, year-on-year), says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 32% to 7,153,700 t, coal and coke – up 47% to 6,197,800 t. 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo climbed by 2% to 16,327,200 t including 8,010,600 t of crude oil (+8%) and 7,853,700 t of oil products (-4%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo surged 67% to 212,500 t.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 374,600 (-24%). 

    The port’s container throughput climbed by 0.5% to 20,560 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:

    21,463.3

    22,335.3

    24,360.4

    109%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    5,722.0

    5,430.9

    7,153.7

    132%

     

    Coal and coke

    4,891.3

    4,221.7

    6,197.8

    147%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    349.2

    782.9

    451.4

    58%

     

    Other

    481.5

    426.3

    504.5

    118%

     

    DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

    0.0

    0.0

    15.6

    up

     

    Other

    0.0

    0.0

    15.6

     

     

    TIMBER

    56.7

    82.0

    95.1

    116%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    224.3

    127.0

    212.5

    167%

     

    Ferrous metal

    204.5

    97.9

    182.3

    186%

     

    Other

    19.8

    29.1

    30.2

    104%

     

    CONTAINERs

    179.6

    190.5

    181.7

    95%

     

    Teus

    22,085

    20,464

    20,565

     

     

    Including refrigerated containers:

     

     

    234

     

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    440.9

    490.2

    374.6

    76%

     

    Ro-Ro

    17.0

    6.1

    0.0

    down

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO, including:

    14,822.8

    16,008.6

    16,327.2

    102%

     

    Crude oil

    7,002.2

    7,406.4

    8,010.6

    108%

     

    Oil products

    7,526.3

    8,155.2

    7,853.7

    96%

     

    Liquefied gas

    294.3

    447.0

    462.9

    104%




2017 December 11

12:24 Gdansk, Poland to host Transport Week 2018 on March 6-8
12:01 JNPT records growth of 5.76% in container handling DPD share up at 34.73 per cent
11:48 Marine environment protection in Southeast Asia gets fresh backing from Norad
11:33 IMO took part in Salvage & Wreck London 2017 Conference
11:09 Vroon holds naming ceremony for VOS Stone
10:46 RF Transport Ministry starts drafting a bill to divide work between providers of pilotage services
10:22 Brent Crude futures price down 0.43% to $63.13, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.4% to $57.13
10:00 DNV GL presents GTT and TECHNOLOG with GASA statement for exoskeleton LNG tanks
09:59 Throughput of port HaminaKotka (Finland) up 10.4% to 13.36 mln t in 11M’17
09:40 Throughput of port Ventspils (Latvia) up 9% to 18.5 mln t in 11M’17
09:34 China Merchants Port officially operates Hambantota Port
09:17 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,702 points

2017 December 9

06:36 Hapag-Lloyd to increase rates for all cargoes and all container types from North East Asia to Australia
06:35 British Ports looking for cross border trade solutions as the UK and EU pass first big hurdle in the Brexit negotiations
06:30 Polarcus secures funding for 3D broadband project in Australia
04:11 CMA CGM GROUP completes the acquisition of MERCOSUL Line and strengthens its service offering in South America

2017 December 8

21:46 Neptumar agency successfully completes challenging two-phased delivery of project cargo from China to St. Petersburg
18:17 Yamal LNG loads first batch of LNG on Christophe de Margerie tanker
18:06 Wison multifunctional LNG Distributor granted AiP by DNV GL
17:06 China Classification Society signs Framework Agreement with MAN
16:58 Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard is ready to lay down yet another mine countermeasures vessel for RF Navy (photo)
16:27 Ice-class ships Spasatel Demidov, Admiral Lazarev and Admiral Serebryakov will assist vessels in the Kerch Strait this winter (photo)
16:05 MAN PrimeServ China signs Service Station Agreement with Zhoushan Xinya Shipyard
15:36 CMA CGM premium service to optimize CO2 emissions
15:34 Morsviazsputnik and Qiwi Blockchain Technology signed cooperation agreement (photo)
15:10 Port of Liepaja (Latvia) handled 6 mln t of cargo in 11M’17, up 18% Y-o-Y
14:46 ABB opens first ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Center in China
14:19 ABB AbilityTM extended with digital turbocharging solutions for marine
13:48 Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie named Engineering Project of the Year at 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards
13:43 Jumbo signs LOI to order new LNG powered offshore construction vessel
13:25 Bunker prices go down at the port of Novorossiysk, Russia (graph)
13:01 Teekay Tankers announces management change
12:30 Le Havre, France hosts "Women in Port Management" course
12:01 Port of Virginia posts results for Nov 2017
11:43 LUKOIL starts drilling of first production well at Filanovsky field's Phase 2
11:22 FESCO transported 21 000 tons of cargo to northern Russia
11:01 BMT awarded new funding for autonomous navigation
10:40 Brent Crude futures price up 0.06% to $62.24, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.02% to $56.7
10:19 Bunker prices go down at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
10:01 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Boston
09:38 Murmansk Sea Fishing Port handled 308,800 t in 11M’17, up 8.8% (photo)
09:20 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,679 points
09:13 Wärtsilä Linesafe for propeller shafts revolutionises bearing design
08:12 Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles ask for proposals to reduce vessels’ at-berth emissions
07:11 ME-GI/ME-LGI dual-fuel engines hit 100,000 operating hours
06:12 ABS Executive lays out vision for future of shipping
05:12 Fincantieri launches new cruise ship “Nieuw Statendam”
04:13 London leads with first Air Quality Strategy for a UK port
03:13 CSSC GWS smart ship project achieves LR cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive notes
02:13 DNV GL presents GTT and TECHNOLOG with GASA statement for exoskeleton LNG tanks
01:24 SBM Offshore awarded turnkey contract for Statoil’s Johan Castberg turret mooring system

2017 December 7

18:15 MABUX Weekly Report: Rising oil production in the U.S. may pressure bunker prices
18:11 Throughput of port Riga (Latvia) down 6.7% to 31.11 mln t in 11M’17
17:50 Antwerp will host European Environmental Ports Conference on 16-17 May 2018
17:28 The Port of Gdansk gets yet another EU subsidy
17:05 Crowley’s newest LNG-fueled ConRo ship launched at VT Halter Marine
16:35 Prosafe extends standstill agreement with Cosco
16:16 Port Bronka presents railway-yard project for Russia to take over dry bulk cargo flows (photo)
16:05 OOCL introduces Japan Vietnam Service
15:37 Wärtsilä enters joint project agreement for shuttle tanker development