• 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%




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