• 2018 October 16 14:41

    Throughput of port Ust-Luga in 9M’18 declined by 5% Y-o-Y to 72.38 million tonnes

    In January-September 2017, the port of Ust-Luga handled 72,385,500 tonnes of cargo, down 5%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 2% to 26,724,100 tonnes including 21,286,000 tonnes of coal and coke (-5%, year-on-year). 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo fell by 8% to 43,706,400 tonnes including 20,024,500 tonnes of crude oil (-18%) and 21,888,800 tonnes of oil products (+1%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo dropped by 46% to 279,500 tonnes.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 852,200 tonnes (-23%). 

    The port’s container throughput declined by 0.1% to 56,835 TEUs. 

    In 2017, the port handled 103.29 million tonnes of cargo, 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, %

     

    Ust-Luga

    TOTAL:

    68,564.9

    76,020.2

    72,385.5

    95%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    20,240.4

    26,161.1

    26,724.1

    102%

     

    Ore

    245.3

    39.1

    11.7

    30%

     

    Coal and coke

    16,148.4

    22,382.6

    21,286.0

    95%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    2,274.5

    2,146.6

    2,697.9

    126%

     

    Other

    1,572.2

    1,592.8

    2,728.5

    171%

     

    LOOSE CARGO including :

    8.6

    15.6

    0.0

    down

     

    Other

    8.6

    15.6

    0.0


     

    TIMBER

    231.4

    248.3

    329.5

    133%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including :

    499.7

    521.4

    279.5

    54%

     

    Ferrous metal

    419.1

    377.0

    96.7

    26%

     

    Packaged

    0.0

    13.7

    76.6

    up

     

    Other

    80.6

    130.7

    106.2

    81%

     

    CONTAINERS

    563.5

    496.4

    492.7

    99%

     

    Total teus

    61,783

    56,842

    56,835


     

    Including reefer containerd:


    542

    146


     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    983.3

    1,104.9

    852.2

    77%

     

    RO-RO

    10.5

    2.7

    1.2

    44%

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    46,027.5

    47,469.8

    43,706.4

    92%

     

    Crude oil

    21,731.3

    24,334.8

    20,024.5

    82%

     

    Oil products

    22,984.0

    21,601.3

    21,888.8

    101%

     

    Liquefied gas

    1,312.2

    1,533.7

    1,793.0

    117%

     




2019 January 21

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09:19 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,112 points

2019 January 20

16:08 Subsea 7 acquires multi-purpose offshore construction and dive support vessel
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13:51 Major contract for JSS awarded to Montreal-based company
12:42 Huntington Ingalls Industries to acquire Fulcrum IT Services
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2019 January 19

16:19 Ocean Yield acquires Suezmax tanker Milos for $56.0 million
15:16 Evac expansion continues with acquisition of UK service company Transvac Systems
14:02 Deltamarin contracted to continue with Titanic II project
12:51 SGRE launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine
11:44 Algoma increases its interest in the ocean self-unloader Pool

2019 January 18

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17:25 Okskaya Sudoverf obtains patent for state-of-the-art pontoons
17:06 Hamburg prepares for ‘Hard Brexit’
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16:23 GTT receives a new order from SHI to design the tanks of two LNG carriers on behalf of Gaslog
16:20 NOVATEK elects new Board of Directors
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13:18 CMA CGM unites its Containerships and MacAndrews brands
13:11 Vladimir Putin supports Government’s proposal on expanding Far East Ministry’s functions with Arctic issues
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12:26 MV Werften purchases Neptun Ship Design
12:08 Sakaide shipyard holds naming ceremony for new LNG carrier jointly owned by NYK and JERA
11:38 PGNiG SA signs agreement for oil and gas exploration and production in UAE
11:14 Remote pilotage to be allowed in Finland
10:47 Free zone status is a crucial advantage for the future development of the Freeport of Riga
10:06 Ice restrictions at the port of Ust-Luga come into effect on January 31
09:42 Brent Crude futures price up 0.9% to $61.73, Light Sweet Crude – up 1.09% to $52.64
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2019 January 17

18:13 PORT OF KIEL presents annual results 2018
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17:28 Global Ports sets up a common service call centre
17:09 EFIP welcomes and supports the European Parliament position on the Connecting Europe Facility for 2021-2027
17:05 North Sea Port monitoring the Brexit closely
16:44 ABP invests £700K to boost storage at Port of Ipswich
16:27 Global fuel market: still many uncertainties in both demand and supply
16:22 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from ISC to North Europe and the Mediterranean
16:05 OCEAN Alliance extends duration of OCEAN Alliance to ten years
15:42 COSCO SHIPPING Ports signs agreement with PSA to add two new berths at the terminal in Boao, Hainan
15:31 Liebherr supports the 6th International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
15:02 Ocean Yield ASA agrees to acquire a modern Suezmax tanker for a consideration of USD 56.0 mln
14:02 SEACOR Marine enters agreement to acquire three additional platform supply vessels from affiliates of COSCO Shipping Group
13:49 Throughput of Chinese ports grew by 4.2% to 9.22 billion tonnes in 2018
13:32 Jensen Maritime provides design for Shaver Transportation’s new tugboat
13:14 OOCL rolls out third phase of Ocean Alliance product refinements
12:50 Baltic Ports Organization’s schedule for 2019 is set
12:38 Port of Los Angeles breaks all-time cargo record in 2018
12:26 Qatar accedes to load lines convention
12:01 Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce to present first production yacht with MTU hybrid power in 2020