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2019 July 12 11:01

Port of Ust-Luga handled 54.334 million tonnes in 6M’19, up 11% Y-o-Y

In January-June 2019, the port of Ust-Luga handled 54,334,200 tonnes of cargo, up 11%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

Transshipment of dry bulk cargo grew by 15% to 20,213,300 including 16,522,900 tonnes of coal and coke (+17%, year-on-year). 

Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo grew by 10% to 33,043,800 including 16,619,600 tonnes of crude oil (+23%) and 15,165,300 tonnes of oil products (-1%). 

Transshipment of general cargo dropped by 57% to 109,100 tonnes.

Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries fell by 39% to 388,700 tonnes. 

The port’s container throughput dropped by 24% to 29,307 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 Ust-Luga

TOTAL:

50,941.1

49,108.7

54,334.2

111%

 

DRY BULK CARGO including:

16,495.3

17,613.0

20,213.3

115%

 

Ore

19.5

3.9

0.0

down

 

Coal, coke

14,120.7

14,117.6

16,522.9

117%

 

Mineral fertilizers

1,266.0

1,759.0

1,808.4

103%

 

Other

1,089.1

1,732.5

1,882.0

109%

 

DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

15.6

0.0

0.0


 

Other

15.6

0.0

0.0


 

TIMBER

182.5

163.6

298.7

183%

 

GENERAL CARGO including:

347.9

252.1

109.1

43%

 

Ferrous metal

256.7

96.7

46.2

48%

 

Packaged

0.0

75.5

4.2

6%

 

Other

91.2

79.9

58.7

73%

 

CONTAINERS

3,26.2

337.2

280.7

83%

 

Total teus

35,743

38,797

29,307

76%

 

including refrigerated containers:

456

125

261

up 2.1 times

 

CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

737.7

633.9

388.7

61%

 

RO-RO

2.7

1.2

0.0

down

 

LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

32,833.1

30,107.7

33,043.8

110%

 

Crude oil

16,621.8

13,514.8

16,619.6

123%

 

Oil products

15,236.6

15,356.2

15,165.3

99%

 

Liquefied gas

974.8

1,236.7

1,258.8

102%