• 2018 April 16 15:34

    Throughput of port Ust-Luga up 1% to 24.23 million tonnes in 3M’18

    In January-March 2018, the port of Ust-Luga handled 24,238,600 tonnes of cargo (+1%, year-on-year), says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 9% to 7,815,800 tonnes including 6,209,200 tonnes of coal and coke. 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo fell by 4% to 15,604,400 tonnes including 7,007,100 tonnes of crude oil (-13%) and 7,982,800 tonnes of oil products (+2%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo fell by 11% to 188,900 tonnes.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 380,800 tonnes (+2%). 

    The port’s container throughput grew by 5.4% to 21,627 TEUs.

    In 2017, the port handled 103.29 million tonnes, its container throughput totaled 75,262 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, 2016

    Throughput thou t, 2017

    Throughput thou t, 2018

    2018 vs 2017 %

    Port Ust-Luga

    TOTAL:

    22,335.3

    24,360.4

    24,238.6

    99%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    5,430.9

    7,153.7

    7,815.8

    109%

     

    Ore

    0.0

    0.0

    3.9

    up

     

    Coal and coke

    4,221.7

    6,197.8

    6,209.2

    100%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    782.9

    451.4

    875.2

    194%

     

    Other

    426.3

    504.5

    727.5

    144%

     

    LOOSE CARGO including:

    0.0

    15.6

    0.0

    down

     

    Other

    0.0

    15.6

    0.0


     

    TIMBER

    82.0

    95.1

    75.6

    79%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    127.0

    212.5

    188.9

    89%

     

    Ferrous metal

    97.9

    176.5

    88.5

    50%

     

    Packaged

    0.0

    0.0

    50.2

    up

     

    Other

    29.1

    36.0

    50.2

    139%

     

    CONTAINERs

    190.5

    181.7

    171.8

    95%

     

    Teus

    20,464

    20,565

    21,627


     

    Including reefer containers:


    234

    84


     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    490.2

    374.6

    380.8

    102%

     

    Ro-Ro

    6.1

    0.0

    1.2

    up

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO, including:

    16,008.6

    16,327.2

    15,604.4

    96%

     

    Crude oil

    7,406.4

    8,010.6

    7,007.1

    87%

     

    Oil products

    8,155.2

    7,853.7

    7,982.8

    102%

     

    Liquefied gas

    447.0

    462.9

    614.6

    133%




2018 April 24

11:09 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to East Africa
10:45 Foreship takes world’s leading CFD simulation software, StarCCM+ into use
10:30 ABP shortlisted for two Humber Renewables Awards
10:22 Brent Crude futures price down 0.04% to $74.03, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.13% to $68.31
10:08 Nakilat is the first company in Qatar certified for ISO45001
09:39 Freeport of Riga Authority along with several port companies visited TransRussia 2018
09:17 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,306 points
09:08 Compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes a step closer - IMO
08:48 City of Antwerp and Antwerp Port Authority start urban mission to Moscow and St. Petersburg

2018 April 23

18:06 World’s largest short sea Ro-Ro vessel MV Celine christened at Dublin Port
17:52 Digital Ship’s Maritime Big Data Forum will be held on 29 May 2018 in Oslo
17:36 Ocean Rig announces agreement to postpone delivery of newbuilding drillship Ocean Rig Santorini
17:20 Construction of Bagayevsky hydrosystem begins in Rostov Region (photo)
17:05 ITF urges Hutchison Ports to improve global health and safety operations
16:35 Polskie LNG conduct a technical dialogue on extension of LNG Terminal in Świnoujście
16:29 Rosmorport’s icebreakers assisted over 5,700 vessels in freezing seaports of Russia this winter navigation season
16:05 Hapag-Lloyd plans 20 percent reduction in CO2 emissions by 2020
15:55 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company to provide additional scholarships for students
15:33 TransContainer’s net profit in QI’2018 increased by 19.5% Y-o-Y to RUB 1.479 million
15:04 M.v. Tucana delivers fibre optic cable baskets from Drammen (Norway)
14:47 Port of Gdansk (Poland) throughput up 44% to 12.7 million tonnes in January-March 2018
14:31 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO in RF spot market up to RUB 13,542 per tonne
14:10 ICTSI PNG units ink union agreements
13:59 MOL сrude oil tanker rescues a castaway in the South China Sea
13:39 Container barge transport to become more efficient in the port of Antwerp
12:48 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport fell by 7.3% to 0.7 million tonnes in 3M’18
11:46 Vistula Maersk makes a maiden call to St. Petersburg, as first in series of new ice-class vessels
11:13 2 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on April 22-23
10:51 Training ship Perekop completes unofficial visit to Republic of Sri Lanka
10:25 Brent Crude futures price down 0.04% to $74.03, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.13% to $68.31
10:04 Workshop on IMO's ISPS Code held in Mexico
09:40 Training on ship air pollution and low carbon measures held in Tehran
09:17 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,281 points

2018 April 22

15:33 Port of Rotterdam Authority to realise tide pools along Calandkanaal
15:32 British Ports Association raise border facilities' concerns with PM
15:31 Hapag-Lloyd to revise the Fuel Surcharge for Inland Haulage under Carrier arrangement from Germany to Belgium and Netherlands
15:30 JAXPORT names Interim Chief Financial Officer
15:28 Seaspan announces senior management change

2018 April 21

15:06 MV Thuringia makes maiden CI3 service call at Chennai International Terminals
15:04 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Arethusa with Glencore
15:00 Gothenburg Port Authority publishes Sustainability Report for 2017
14:47 Wärtsilä welcomes global shipping’s agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions
14:45 Vopak to invest in new storage capacity at its Rotterdam terminal

2018 April 20

18:15 Yaroslavsky Shipyard launches yet another boom-laying boat (photo)
18:03 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to Middle East Gulf
17:47 President of Cyprus visits IMO
17:29 NOVATEK’s AGM approves 2017 dividends
17:03 SEA\LNG reiterates LNG’s central role in meeting IMO’s decarbonisation goals
16:40 SCF Group’s financing deal with VTB Bank recognized by Marine Money as a Deal of The Year
16:03 CMA CGM announces an agreement to acquire a stake in CEVA
15:36 Nuclear-powered submarine Severodvinsk passed control check for winter training period
15:03 MEPC 72: Proposal to mandate ISO sulphur test methods to be discussed further
14:40 Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard launches Russia’s first dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59 (photo)
14:24 HELCOM group meets in Berlin to focus on reducing land-based pollution affecting the Baltic Sea
13:38 WMU supports IMO climate change strategy for shipping
13:02 Panama Canal transits three LNG vessels in one day
12:43 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane to handle bulk materials in Rotterdam
11:49 2 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on April 19-20
11:26 "Safety Day" held for Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company management
11:02 Navigation on rivers and canals of Saint-Petersburg opens from April 20