Port of Vysotsk throughput in January-July rose 7% to 11.14 million tonnes
Total cargo volume handled at the terminals of the Port of Vysotsk in January-July 2019 reached 11,144,100 tonnes, a 7% gain as compared with the same period last year, the Baltic Sea Ports Authority statistics show.
There was a 16-percent growth in the segment of liquid bulk on the seven-month period in 2018 to 7,177,400 tonnes. The volume includes 6,992,200 tonnes (+13%) of oil products handled, 185,200 tonnes of liquefied gas.
Coal / coke exports decreased by 7% to 3,966,700 tonnes.
In 2018, terminal operators at the Port of Vysotsk handled 18.79 million tonnes (+ 7% y-o-y).
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 approved the project of Vysotsk port territory expansion, by including in its boundaries the land and adjacent waters occupied by facilities of a general cargo terminal under construction. Upon completion the facility capacity will be 3 million tonnes a year.