Throughput of port Primorsk in 5M’18 down 18% Y-o-Y to 22.63 million tonnes
In January-May 2018, the port of Primorsk handled 22,637,400 tonnes of cargo, which is 18% down, year-on-year. According to the port authority, crude oil transshipment fell by 24% to 16,117,900 tonnes.
In the reporting period, transshipment of oil products grew by 4%, year-on-year, to 6,519,400 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).