Throughput of Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg down 23% to 73,600 TEUs in QI'15
In January-March 2015, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg CJSC handled 73,600 TEUs (-23%, year-on-year), says the company’s press center.
According to the statement, the company’s result reflects the general trends in the container market of Big Port St. Petersburg which showed the reduction by 27.6% and in the stevedoring market of Russia due to unfavorable economic situation.
CTSP exports fell by 19% to 37,700 TEUs including 25,000 TEUs of loaded containers (+35.6%). CTSP imports totaled 35,900 TEUs (-27%, year-on-year) including 11,000 TEUs of refrigerated cargo.
“Owing to CTSP efforts aimed at creation of favorable environment for work with clients and partners and to measures on attraction of additional container lines, the Company managed to slow down the decline of operating results as compared with the general market decline. Moreover, market share of CTSP among container terminals of Saint-Petersburg and Ust-Luga has increased to 16.2%”, the statement says.
The shares of export and import in the overall container throughput were 51% and 49% respectively.
In total, the terminal handled 66 vessel calls with the average shipload of 1,100 TEUs.
Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg (member of UCL Port, the stevedoring division of the international transportation group UCL Holding) is a modern container and import automobile handling facility in the Fourth District of Big Port of Saint-Petersburg. In 2014, the company handled 387,600 TEUs.