Throughput of port Primorsk in 9M’18 fell by 11% Y-o-Y to 39.80 million tonnes
In January-September 2018, the port of Primorsk handled 39,801,500 tonnes of cargo, which is 11% down, year-on-year. According to the port authority, crude oil transshipment fell by 17% to 28,240,800 tonnes.
In the reporting period, transshipment of oil products grew by 9%, year-on-year, to 11,560,700 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).