Throughput of Taganrog Commercial Sea Port down 39% to 432,200 t in HI’2016
In January-June 2016, JSC Taganrog Commercial Sea Port (TagCSP, UCL Holding) handled 432,200 t of cargo, down 39%, year-on-year, the stevedore’s press service reported.
The report attributes the fall to unfavorable economic situation in the Mediterranean region. With the decrease of metal transshipment, handling of general cargo plunged 8 times to 31,400 t.
The company’s container throughput totaled 1,600 TEUs, a 15-pct decrease, year-on-year, due to reduced flow of imports.
Transshipment of dry bulk cargo dropped by 13.6% to 296,600 t including 256,600 t of coal (-3.5%) and 23,700 t of grain (-62.6%). However, ore transshipment grew by 16.3% to 16,400 t.
Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo was flat, year-on-year, at 93,000 t.
In January-June, Taganrog Commercial Sea Port handled 330,200 t of export cargo (accounts for 76% of total throughput), 7,400 t of import cargo (2% of total throughput) and 94,600 t of coastal trade cargo (22% of total throughput).
In HI’2016 the company handled 6,087 rail cars and 108 vessels.
Taganrog Commercial Sea Port (part of UCL Port, a stevedoring division of UCL Holding) is the key terminal operator in the Port of Tagangor. The stevedoring company handles freight at Berths NoNo 1-5, 7 and 8. In 2015 the company handled about 1,5 million tonnes of cargo.