Throughput of port Primorsk in 2M’18 down 32% Y-o-Y to 7.47 million tonnes
In January-February 2018, the port of Primorsk handled 7,477,700 tonnes of cargo, which is 32% down, year-on-year. According to the port authority, crude oil transshipment fell by 38% to 5,215,500 tonnes. Transshipment of oil products fell by 11% to 2,262,200 tonnes.
In 2017, the port handled 57.60 million tonnes, down 11% Y-o-Y.
Port Primorsk is Russia’s largest oil port in the Baltic Sea. It is the final stage of the Baltic Pipeline System (BPS). The port is located in the Leningrad Region, on the eastern coast of the Bjyerkezund Strait (Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea).