Throughput of Murmansk Commercial Seaport up 11.5% to 4.792 mln t in Jan-Apr, 08
In January-April 2008, Murmansk Commercial Seaport handled 4.792 million tonnes of carg0 (+11.5%, year-on-year), the company informs. In the reported period the port handled 71,209 wagons and 175 vessels. In April the port’s throughput was similar to that of the previous year – 1.232 million tonnes. In April Murmansk Commercial Seaport handled 19,030 wagons including 14,853 wagons with coal, and 44 vessels. Transshipment of export cargo amounted to 1.181 million tonnes (+0.3%, year-on-year) including 996,400 tonnes of coal, 99,900 tonnes of apatite and 18,400 tonnes of non-ferrous metal. Transshipment of general cargo totaled 75,700 tonnes which makes 99.9% of the year-on-year result.