Throughput of port Vysotsk in Jan-Feb'2019 climbed by 11% Y-o-Y to 3.39 million tonnes
In January-February 2019, the port of Vysotsk handled 3.396 million tonnes of cargo, which is 11% more as compared with the same period of the previous year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.
Transshipment of oil products decreased by 3% to 2,006,100 tonnes, transshipment of coal and coke grew by 40% to 1,389,900 tonnes.
In 2018, the port of Vysotsk handled 18.79 million tonnes of cargo (+7%, year-on-year).
Port of Vysotsk is located in the Leningrad region of Russia. There are two stevedoring company operating at the port: Port Vysotsky LLC and RPK-Vysotsk-LUKOIL-II LLC. In May 2012, the Russian government decided to expand the Vysotsk port territory, including in its boundaries the land and adjacent waters occupied by facilities of a general cargo terminal under construction. The terminal capacity is projected to reach 3 million tonnes a year.