CTSP's Q1 box throughput jumps 98.6% to 146,200 TEUs
Container traffic at Container terminal Saint-Petersburg (CTSP) in January-March 2016 rose 98.6% year-on-year to 146,200, the terminal operator said Wednesday.
Import container volume increased by 86.4% to 66,900 TEUs, including 17,300 TEU of reefer containers.
Export containers soared 110.3% to 79,200 TEUs. In the first quarter loaded export containers accounted for 39% of CTSP's total freight throughput. The share of export containers was 54.2%, of imports - 45.8%.
There were 121 calls in the reporting period with the average shipment volume of 1,200 TEUs.
By the three month results the terminal holds a leading position in terms of throughput among other Russian container terminals. The market share of CTSP in the Baltic basin reaches 32.9%.
CJSC Container terminal Saint-Petersburg" (part of the UCL Port, a stevedoring division of UCL Holding International Transport Group) is a modern facility for handling containerized cargoes based on the territory of Fourth Cargo Area, Big Port St. Petersburg. In 2015, container traffic rose to 398,000 TEUs.