Throughput of Taganrog Commercial Sea Port down 29% to 787,000 t in 9M’16
In January-September 2016, JSC Taganrog Commercial Sea Port (TagCSP, UCL Holding) handled 787,000 t of cargo, down 29%, year-on-year, the stevedore’s press service reported.
The report attributes the fall primarily to unfavorable economic situation in the Mediterranean region.
Transshipment of general cargo plunged 4 times to 92,000 t including 75,500 t of metal and pipe products (down 4.5 times), 9,000 t of cargo in big bags (down 43%).
Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo dropped by 23% to 93,000 t.
Transshipment of dry bulk cargo was flat, year-on-year, at 590,000 t including 446,000 t of coal (+5%), 27,000 t of ore (+54%) and 117,000 t of grain (-19%).
The company’s container throughput totaled 2,100 TEUs, down 31% due to reduced flow of imports.
In January-September, Taganrog Commercial Sea Port handled 675,000 t of export cargo (accounts for 86% of total throughput), 16,000 t of import cargo (2% of total throughput), 96,000 t of coastal trade cargo (12% of total throughput).
In the reporting period the company handled 9,605 rail cars and 188 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.