• 2019 September 12 12:12

    Port of Ust-Luga handled 69.96 million tonnes in 8M’19, up 7% Y-o-Y

    In January-August 2019, the port of Ust-Luga handled 69,065,100 tonnes of cargo, up 9%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo grew by 18% to 27,807,400 tonnes including 22,753,400 tonnes of coal and coke (+20%, year-on-year). 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo climbed by 2% to 39,772,500 tonnes including 18,422,700 tonnes of crude oil (+3%) and 19,750,000 tonnes of oil products (+1%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo dropped by 37% to 202,000 tonnes.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 498,400 tonnes (-36%). 

    The port’s container throughput dropped by 21% to 40,995 TEUs. 

    In 2018, the port handled 98.72 million tonnes of cargo, container throughput totaled 69,131 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, 2017

    Throughput thou t, 2018

    Throughput thou t, 2019

    2019 vs 2018, %

     

    Port of Ust-Luga

    TOTAL:

    67,544.3

    64,511.1

    69,065.1

    107%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    23,116.3

    23,622.6

    27,807.4

    118%

     

    Ore

    31.3

    11.7

    0.0

    down

     

    Coal, coke

    19,776.1

    18,923.2

    22,753.4

    120%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    1,895.7

    2,328.3

    2,571.3

    110%

     

    Other

    1,413.2

    2,359.4

    2,482.7

    105%

     

    DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

    15.6

    0.0

    0.0

     

     

    Other

    15.6

    0.0

    0.0

     

     

    TIMBER

    224.3

    277.1

    393.5

    142%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    453.2

    277.6

    202.0

    73%

     

    Ferrous metal

    331.4

    96.7

    130.1

    135%

     

    Packaged

    5.9

    76.0

    4.3

    6%

     

    Other

    115.9

    104.9

    67.6

    64%

     

    CONTAINERS

    439.9

    448.3

    391.1

    87%

     

    Total teus

    49,259

    51,700

    40,995

    79%

     

    including refrigerated containers:

    526

    136

    346

    up 2.5 times

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    979.9

    778.2

    498.4

    64%

     

    RO-RO

    2.7

    1.2

    0.2

    17%

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    42,312.3

    39,106.1

    39,772.5

    102%

     

    Crude oil

    21,630.3

    17,921.9

    18,422.7

    103%

     

    Oil products

    19,350.8

    19,578.1

    19,750.0

    101%

     

    Liquefied gas

    1,331.3

    1,606.1

    1,599.7

    100%




2019 September 20

13:30 Damen Shipyards Group is ready to ensure construction of electric water buses for rivers and canals of Saint-Petersburg and Russia
13:12 MSC Cruises and Fincantieri unveil further details of MSC Seashore at coin ceremony
12:24 Victor Olersky sees promising future of electric river passenger ships in Saint-Petersburg and in Russia
12:09 Algoma Central Corporation announces agreement to acquire Croatian-built vessel
11:28 Specifications for 0.50% sulphur fuels and the PAS from ISO: IBIA explains
11:09 GTT obtains Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas for the Mark III Flex technology on ice-breaking LNG carriers
10:52 IBIA and S&P Global Platts collaborate to help shipping industry comply with IMO 2020
10:31 Workshop for training on emergency response, preparation and planning held in Manila
10:09 Van Oord and Shell test the use of biofuel on trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316
09:50 State Duma ratifies Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea
09:33 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.20% to $63.73, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.98% to $58.7
09:25 Lloyd’s Register, China Merchants, GTT, CNOOC, DSIC form jv to design LNG-fuelled VLCC
09:17 Baltic Dry Index is down to 2,192 points
08:58 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning, Sept 20

2019 September 19

18:04 Bibby Marine Services takes the next step to optimize walk-to-work operations
17:56 Marinet approves Poseidon maritime cyber security project
17:37 American Ethane reveals plans to order 17 VLECs
17:34 Wärtsilä’s Board of Directors decided on the distribution of the second dividend instalment
17:22 Marinet approves T2OT project for high accuracy positioning of seagoing vessels
17:04 VARD secures advanced stern trawler contract with Luntos
16:50 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 14,328 in RF spot market
16:34 Zeebrugge port authority invests in new 1,071 meter quay wall
16:04 RINA to classify Swedish Maritime Administration fleet
15:53 Marinet set to establish exports support center in Finland in 2020
15:34 MacGregor secures orders worth more than EUR 20 million for projects in Europe and Asia
15:05 Wärtsilä foresees a lower result for 2019
14:31 North Pole ice-resistant platform presented by Admiralteiskie Verfi at NEVA 2019
14:09 ABS announces LNG Cargo Ready notation for ethane carriers at Gastech 2019
13:46 Hyundai Heavy Industries receives AIP for new LPG carrier design
13:03 Bunker prices go up at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:40 ABS and AEC сollaborate on newbuild VLEC fleet
12:17 Murmansk Sea Fishing Port handled 171,200 tonnes of cargo in 8M’2019, down 28.5% Y-o-Y
11:58 PortNews-TV offers video on naming ceremony for PortNews tanker
11:36 International symposium on Anthropogenic Underwater Noise held in Hamburg on 10 September
11:09 LR awards DSME AiP for 98,000 m3 VLEC design with High MnA steel tank
10:42 Ships of RF Navy’s Caspian flotilla take part in Tsentr 2019 maneuvers
10:09 Singapore and Panama ink MoU to strengthen maritime relations
09:51 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.20% to $63.73, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.33% to $58.23
09:49 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Sept 19
09:33 Baltic Dry Index is down to 2,266 points
09:18 ABS grants AIP for two next generation gas carrier designs

2019 September 18

18:26 SGRE confirmed member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices in 2019
18:03 MOL repays existing loans through issuance of project bond for FPSO charter project
17:48 Russia’s Rosmorrechflot and Ministry of Industry and Trade develop preferential leasing programme
17:30 Vympel DB develops concept design for Arctic cruise ship
17:22 Metal Shark delivers new foil-assisted catamaran excursion vessel to Pure Florida
17:11 US Coast Guard shifts response efforts in Bahamas
17:03 ECSA considers the European State Aid Guidelines for maritime transport highly successful and key to maintaining a strong European shipping sector
16:39 Vigor hosts keel-laying ceremony for the U.S. landing craft MSV(L)
16:21 Vitol announces long-term LNG time charter contract with H-Line
16:03 Despite some positive indicators, concerns remain for offshore energy underwriters, reports IUMI
15:42 Wärtsilä Denmark joins Digitalisation in Shipping: Europe 2019 as Associate Partner
15:24 USCG ends search for migrants of capsized vessel off Martinica Beach
15:03 GTT receives an order from HHI & SHI for the tank design of six Very Large Ethane Carriers
14:50 FSUE Atomflot develops project on construction of 7MW icebreaking tugboat
14:33 Hapag-Lloyd to increase rates from North East Asia to Australia
14:16 Wärtsilä simulators provide advanced training at newly inaugurated Portuguese facility
14:14 Ørsted contracts Van Oord for cable installation at Greater Changhua offshore wind farms
14:12 GTT obtains Approval in Principle for Arc7 ice class ships from Russian Maritime Register of Shipping
14:03 ABS and Samsung Heavy Industries sign digital technology