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2017 March 20 12:03

Throughput of port Ust-Luga up 9% to 15.68 mln t in Jan-Feb'17

In January-February 2017, the port of Ust-Luga handled 15,685,600 t of cargo (+9%, year-on-year), says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 33% to 4,521,300 t, coal and coke – by 45% to 3,887,800 t. 

Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo climbed by 2% to 10,607,400 t including 4,906,100 t of crude oil (+2%) and 5,410,000 t of oil products (+3%). 

Transshipment of general cargo surged by 81% to 143,200 t.

Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 228,900 t (-34%). 

The port’s container throughput fell by 3.8% to 13,91 TEUs. 

In 2016, the port handled 93.36 mln t of cargo, container throughput totaled 83,934 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, 2015

Throughput thou t, 2016

Throughput thou t, 2017

2017 vs 2016 %

Ust-Luga

TOTAL:

13,572.9

14,378.6

15,685.6

109%

 

DRY BULK CARGO including:

3657.9

3411.4

4521.3

133%

 

Coal and coke

3172.3

2675.1

3887.8

145%

 

Mineral fertilizers

184.9

536.5

313.1

58%

 

Other

300.7

199.8

320.4

160%

 

LOOSE BULK CARGO,  including:

0.0

0.0

10.4

up

 

Other loose bulk cargo

0.0

0.0

10.4


 

TIMBER

34.0

52.6

51.9

99%

 

GENERAL CARGO including:

109.0

78.9

143.2

181%

 

Ferrous metal

101.3

61.7

124.0

up 2 times

 

Other

7.7

17.2

19.2

112%

 

CONTAINERs

117.2

133.7

122.5

92%

 

Teus

15,003

14,453

13,912


 

including refrigerated containers:



141


 

CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

303.7

349.1

228.9

66%

 

Ro-Ro

14.1

4.0

0.0

down

 

LIQUID BULK CARGO, including:

9337.0

10349.0

10607.4

102%

 

Crude oil

4499.6

4809.2

4906.1

102%

 

Oil products

4666.8

5262.7

5410.0

103%

 

Liquefied gas

170.6

277.1

291.3

105%