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  • 2015 January 29 15:17

    Throughput of stevedoring companies of UCL Port up 7% to 30.5 mln t in 2014

    In 2014, stevedoring companies of UCL Port (part of UCL Holding) handled 30.5 mln t of cargo (+7%, year-on-year), the Holding’s press center says.

    The division handled 23.7 mln t of dry cargo (+10%, year-on-year) and 6.8 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-2%).

    Exports climbed by 10% to 26 mln t (85.1% of the total volume); imports – fell by 10% to 4.5 mln t (14.7% of the total volume). Transshipment of coastal trade cargo surged 5 times to 57,700 t (0.2%).

    Throughput of Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg OJSC increased by 5% to 8.1 mln t, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg CJSC – by 10% to 4.1 mln t, Multipurpose Reloading Complex LLC – by 15% to 4 mln t, Tuapse Commercial Seaport OJSC – by 7% to 13.1 mln t, Taganrog Commercial Seaport – by 16% to 1.16 mln t.

    In the reported period, transshipment of loose and dry bulk cargo increased by 14% to 11.2 mln t mainly due to favorable situation in the market of grain exports which hit 2 mln t (+80%, year-on-year) mostly through the facilities of port Tuapse. The demand for Russian energy in Europe and Turkey contributed to 10-pct increase of coal exports to 7.1 mln t through Multipurpose Reloading Complex and Tuapse Commercial Seaport, the statement says.

    Transshipment of general cargo increased by 5% to 8.3 mln t including 4,3 mln t of ferrous metal (+6%, year-on-year). 

    Transshipment of scrap metal surged 72% to 1.6 mln t, transshipment of non-ferrous metal declined by 21% to 1.2 mln t.

    Negative dynamics was registered in the sector of vehicles transshipment which fell by 38% to 41,800 t. It reflects general trends of Russia’s car market. Handling of oil cargo declined by 2% to 6.8 mln t.

    In 2014, container throughput declined by 2% to 414,000 TEUs due to unfavorable economic situation in Russia in the second half of 2014.

    Universal Cargo Logistics Holding is the International transportation group, its companies perform transportation of cargoes by railway and river-sea transport, handling of cargoes in Russian ports, render logistic and shipbuilding services and also perform cruise activities. According to their activities, companies of the holding are merged in three divisions – UCL Rail, UCL Port and VBTH.

    UCL Port consolidates OJSC Sea Port St. Petersburg, CJSC Container Terminal Saint Petersburg, Universal Handling Terminal LLC based in North-West of Russia, and Tuapse and Taganrog ports in the South. Stevedoring assets of UCL Port handle a wide range of goods, including metals, coal, grain, fertilizers, oil and petroleum products. The total storage area operated by the group's companies encompasses nearly 700,000 sqm. Total quay length is about 10 km.

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