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2019 March 14 14:17

Port of Ust-Luga handled 17.17 million tonnes in 2M’19, up 4% Y-o-Y

In January-February 2019, the port of Ust-Luga handled 17,177,100 tonnes of cargo, up 4%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 6% to 5,770,400 including 4,453,300 tonnes of coal and coke (+2%, year-on-year). 

Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo grew by 5% to 11,041,700 tonnes including 4,806,800 tonnes of crude oil (flat, year-on-year) and 5,826,300 tonnes of oil products (+9%, year-on-year). 

Transshipment of general cargo plunged by 87% to 16,800 tonnes.

Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 158,100 tonnes (-43%). 

The port’s container throughput dropped by 20% 11,244 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:

15,685.6

16,585.4

17,177.1

104%

 

DRY BULK CARGO including:

4,521.3

5,441.6

5,770.4

106%

 

Ore

0.0

3.9

0.0

down

 

Coal, coke

3,887.8

4,347.7

4,453.3

102%

 

Mineral fertilizers

313.1

597.7

665.5

111%

 

Other

320.4

492.3

651.6

132%

 

DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

10.4

0.0

0.0


 

Other

10.4

0.0

0.0


 

TIMBER

51.9

49.9

90.1

181%

 

GENERAL CARGO including:

143.2

130.9

16.8

13%

 

Ferrous metal

124.0

72.6

0.0

down

 

Packaged

0.0

31.2

2.5

8%

 

Other

19.2

27.1

14.3

53%

 

CONTAINERS

122.5

119.1

100.0

84%

 

Total teus

13,912

14,104

11,244

80%

 

including refrigerated containers:

141

57

98

172%

 

CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

228.9

277.4

158.1

57%

 

RO-RO

0.0

1.2

0.0

down

 

LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

10,607.4

10,565.4

11,041.7

105%

 

Crude oil

4,906.1

4,805.6

4,806.8

100%

 

Oil products

5,410.0

5,351.3

5,826.3

109%

 

Liquefied gas

291.3

408.5

408.6

100%