Throughput of port Vysotsk in Jan-Oct'2019 climbed by 5% Y-o-Y to 16.15 million tonnes
In January-October 2019, the port of Vysotsk handled 15,153,900 tonnes of cargo, which is 5% more as compared with the same period of the previous year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.
Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo increased by 21% to 10,903,400 tonnes including 10,611,200 tonnes of oil products and 292,200 tonnes of liquefied gas. In the reporting period, transshipment of coal and coke fell by 17% to 5,250,500 tonnes.
In 2018, the port of Vysotsk handled 18.79 million tonnes of cargo (+7%, year-on-year).
Port of Vysotsk is located in the Leningrad region of Russia. There are two stevedoring company operating at the port: Port Vysotsky LLC and RPK-Vysotsk-LUKOIL-II LLC. In May 2012, the Russian government decided to expand the Vysotsk port territory, including in its boundaries the land and adjacent waters occupied by facilities of a general cargo terminal under construction. The terminal capacity is projected to reach 3 million tonnes a year.