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2017 April 20 14:54

Throughput of port Ust-Luga up 9% to 24.36 mln t in QI’2017

In January-March 2017, the port of Ust-Luga handled 24,360,400 t of cargo (+9%, year-on-year), says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 32% to 7,153,700 t, coal and coke – up 47% to 6,197,800 t. 

Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo climbed by 2% to 16,327,200 t including 8,010,600 t of crude oil (+8%) and 7,853,700 t of oil products (-4%). 

Transshipment of general cargo surged 67% to 212,500 t.

Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 374,600 (-24%). 

The port’s container throughput climbed by 0.5% to 20,560 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 %

 

Port Ust-Luga

TOTAL:

21,463.3

22,335.3

24,360.4

109%

 

DRY BULK CARGO including:

5,722.0

5,430.9

7,153.7

132%

 

Coal and coke

4,891.3

4,221.7

6,197.8

147%

 

Mineral fertilizers

349.2

782.9

451.4

58%

 

Other

481.5

426.3

504.5

118%

 

DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

0.0

0.0

15.6

up

 

Other

0.0

0.0

15.6

 

 

TIMBER

56.7

82.0

95.1

116%

 

GENERAL CARGO including:

224.3

127.0

212.5

167%

 

Ferrous metal

204.5

97.9

182.3

186%

 

Other

19.8

29.1

30.2

104%

 

CONTAINERs

179.6

190.5

181.7

95%

 

Teus

22,085

20,464

20,565

 

 

Including refrigerated containers:

 

 

234

 

 

CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

440.9

490.2

374.6

76%

 

Ro-Ro

17.0

6.1

0.0

down

 

LIQUID BULK CARGO, including:

14,822.8

16,008.6

16,327.2

102%

 

Crude oil

7,002.2

7,406.4

8,010.6

108%

 

Oil products

7,526.3

8,155.2

7,853.7

96%

 

Liquefied gas

294.3

447.0

462.9

104%