• 2018 November 16 15:48

    Port of Ust-Luga handled 81.50 million tonnes in 10M’18, down 4% Y-o-Y

    In January-October 2018, the port of Ust-Luga handled 81,505,300 tonnes of cargo, down 4%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 2% to 29,912,500 tonnes including 23,775,200 tonnes of coal and coke (-5%, year-on-year). 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo fell by 7% to 49,428,700 tonnes including 22,828,600 tonnes of crude oil (-17%) and 24,585,200 tonnes of oil products (+3%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo dropped by 50% to 313,000 tonnes.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 935,600 tonnes (-23%). 

    The port’s container throughput declined by 3.8% to 60,649 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, %

     

    Port of Ust-Luga

    TOTAL:

    76,753.3

    85,040.7

    81,505.3

    96%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    22,755.8

    29,411.3

    29,912.5

    102%

     

    Ore

    245.3

    43.1

    11.7

    27%

     

    Coal, coke

    18,327.2

    25,093.6

    23,775.2

    95%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    2,451.9

    2,497.3

    3,026.5

    121%

     

    Other

    1,731.4

    1,777.3

    3,099.1

    174%

     

    DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

    8.6

    15.6

    0.0

    Down

     

    Other

    8.6

    15.6

    0.0


     

    TIMBER

    253.0

    272.9

    384.7

    141%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    584.1

    626.6

    313.0

    50%

     

    Ferrous metal

    471.7

    471.7

    109.0

    23%

     

    Packaged

    0.0

    13.7

    82.4

    Up

     

    Other

    112.4

    141.2

    121.6

    86%

     

    CONTAINERS

    638.1

    545.9

    529.7

    97%

     

    Total teus

    69,764

    63,004

    60,649

     

     

    including reefrigerated containers:


    555

    156

     

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    1,102.2

    1,221.3

    935.5

    77%

     

    RO-RO

    12.0

    2.7

    1.2

    44%

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    51,399.6

    52,944.3

    49,428.7

    93%

     

    Crude oil

    24,634.7

    27,439.0

    22,828.6

    83%

     

    Oil products

    25,262.8

    23,762.4

    24,585.2

    103%

     

    Liquefied gas

    1,502.2

    1,742.9

    2,014.8

    116%




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