• 2020 October 26 17:42

    34.6 million tonnes loaded in the Port of Klaipeda in 9 months of this year

    Having analysed the turnover of three quarters of this year, optimistic tendencies are getting evident. 34.6 million tonnes were loaded in the Port of Klaipeda in 9 months of this year. According to the port’s press release, this number is smaller by one percent or by approx. 380 thousand tonnes than in the same period last year. If compared to other seaports on the eastern Baltic coast, Klaipeda shows better results than the mean of all other ports. The stevedoring on the eastern Baltic coast was reduced by almost 9 percent in this January-September.

     Port

    Volume in tonnes

    Change, percent

    Change, thousand t

    Jan-Sep 2019

    Jan-Sep 2020

    In total

    295 400,3

    269 047,4

    –8.9

    –26 353,0

    Ust-Luga

    77 513,7

    76 628,3

    –1.1

    –885,5

    Saint Petersburg

    44 976,3

    44 254,0

    –1.6

    –722,3

    Primorsk

    46 938,4

    38 372,0

    –18.3

    –8 566,4

    Port of Klaipeda

    34 934,0

    34 550,8

    –1.1

    –383,2

    Butinge terminal

    7 292,6

    5 907,8

    –19.0

    –1 384,8

    Riga

    23 915,5

    17 598,2

    –26.4

    –6 317,3

    Tallinn

    14 284,0

    15 537,0

    8.8

    1 253,0

    Vysotsk

    14 274,6

    13 458,0

    –5.7

    –816,6

    Ventspils

    16 603,0

    9 640,0

    –41.9

    –6 963,0

    Kaliningrad

    8 454,3

    7 931,7

    –6.2

    –522,6

    Liepaja

    5 313,6

    4 685,5

    –11.8

    –628,1

    Vyborg

    900,3

    484,0

    –46.2

    –416,2









    The bulk cargoes were increasing the turnover of the Port of Klaipeda the mot this year (especially, agricultural products and fertilizers). 20 percent more of grains were loaded, when compared to the same period last year, and the amount of fertilizers was bigger by almost 7 percent. The decline is still felt in the segment of liquid and general cargoes. Approx. 15 percent less of liquid cargoes and 6 percent less of general cargoes were loaded this year than in the same period last year.

     Volume, thousand t

    Change, percent

    Change, thousand t

    Port of Klaipeda

    34 550,8

    –1.1

    –383,2

    Liquid cargoes

    6 619,4

    –15.5

    –1 215,7

    Bulk cargoes

    16 956,0

    +10.0

    +1 540,0

    General cargoes

    10 975,4

    –6.1

    –707,6







    4 854 vessels entered the Port of Klaipeda in January-September 2020 (i.e. 3 percent of 142 vessels less than in the same period in 2019) and 165 608 passengers visited the port ((i.e. 51 percent of 173 334 passengers less than in the same period in 2019). The decrease in the number of passengers is directly related to the pandemic and cancelled season of cruise navigation. 66 cruise ships bringing approx. 80 thousand tourists had to come to the Port of Klaipeda this year.




2021 June 16

18:02 Brittany Ferries eyes zero-emission, sea-skimming ‘flying ferries’
17:41 Keel-laying ceremony held for lead icebreaking LNG carrier ordered by SCF from Zvezda for Arctic LNG 2
17:20 Port of Southampton boosts quayside infrastructure with new airbridge
16:42 Amphibious Energy and CORROSION join forces to launch the ICCP-POD
16:38 Rosmorport’s Far Eastern Basin Branch receives navigation equipment facility in Posyet seaport
16:15 APL announces additional Peak Season Surcharge from Asia to U.S.
15:43 Petersburg Oil Terminal obtains permit to put into operation its 40,000-cbm tank
15:14 New Helicopter Operations Guide from ICS helps crews prepare for the unexpected
14:46 Rosmorport’s Azov Basin Branch accepts dredger Dniester and dredging barges Deltovaya 10 and Deltovaya 11
14:14 ABS releases guidance on the potential of hydrogen as a marine fuel
13:50 Throughput of Murmansk Sea Fishing Port in 5M’2021 fell by 2.8% YoY
13:27 COSCO confirms Thordon seawater lubrication for 8 newbuild general cargo ships
13:13 Kalmar and SAAM continue collaboration with repeat order for 26 Ottawa T2 terminal tractors
12:42 PortNews issues its annual analytical report ordered by RF Ministry of Industry and Trade
12:18 Avikus becomes Korea's first company to successfully demonstrate fully autonomous navigation
12:06 The DFDS ferries in Copenhagen will be receiving shore power
11:35 Aleksey Tkachenko takes helm of Coal Sea Port of Shakhtersk
11:16 Wärtsilä supports EU and Waterborne Technology Platform partnership to reach zero emissions by 2050
11:02 Fugro minimises in-person inspections with new floating offshore wind real-time monitoring solution
10:56 Sweden’s ports collaborate for safe and speedy restart of important cruise ship tourism
10:34 Port of Los Angeles surpasses 1 million container units in single month
10:09 Throughput of Kaliningrad port in 5M’2021 fell by 13% Y-o-Y
09:45 Oil prices rise on reduction of US reserves
09:27 Baltic Dry Index as of June 15
09:12 The U.S. shipyards support $42.4 billion in gross domestic product
08:52 MABUX: Global bunker prices may turn into slight upward evolution on Jun 16
08:49 The National Retail Federation calls on White House to address port congestion challenges

2021 June 15

18:36 Port of Rotterdam Authority and RRP launch joint study into Delta Corridor pipelines between the Netherlands and Germany
18:14 Throughput of port Primorsk in 5M’2021 fell by 17% Y-o-Y
17:53 Average spot market price for Russian M100 product rose to RUB 22,962 pmt
17:32 Russia’s State Duma passes bill on nearshore fishery
17:05 Ørsted plans carbon capture at Avedøre Power Station as part of the Green Fuels for Denmark project
16:50 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 5M’2021 fell by 23% Y-o-Y
16:35 TECO 2030 to cooperate with Chart Industries, Inc. on developing marine carbon capture and storage solutions
16:05 EPS joins ammonia bunker study
15:35 NYK to build 12 LNG-fueled PCTCs
14:51 Throughput of port Vyborg in 5M’2021 rose by 34% Y-o-Y
14:27 Throughput of port Vysotsk in 5M’2021 fell by 10% Y-o-Y
13:49 DNV launches new Compliance Planner tool for easy regulatory tracking and compliance
13:48 Throughput of Taganrog port in 5M’2021 climbed by 16% Y-o-Y
13:20 Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard delivers dry cargo carrier Viktor Andryukhin
12:56 Port of Ust-Luga throughput in 5M’2021 fell by 3% Y-o-Y
12:35 RF Government approves draft law on regulation of offshore handling operations
12:33 Major contract for Payra Port’s next dredging phase awarded to Jan De Nul
12:07 Samskip Multimodal secures key approval to restart trailer transport by rail through Denmark
11:49 Throughput of Port St. Petersburg climbed by 2% in 5M’2021
11:28 VIKING signs contract for five more Hellenic Coast Guard ambulance boats
11:02 Port of Helsinki throughput in January-May 2021 rose by 7.4% YoY
10:52 2 MOL-operated vessels recognized by Japan Meteorological Agency for ongoing contributions to weather research and forecasting
10:37 Throughput of port Shanghai (China) in 5M’2021 rose by 15% YoY
10:14 APM Terminals Yucatan 2 years without accidents
09:59 Institute for the World Economy study underlines the importance of the Kiel Canal for all of Germany and Europe
09:53 Port of Ventspils throughput in January-May 2021 fell by 12% YoY
09:35 Oil prices rise driven by demand prospects
09:18 Baltic Dry Index as of June 14
08:47 MABUX: Global bunker prices do not have firm trend on June 15

2021 June 14

17:46 Fincantieri and MSC celebrate the start of construction of “Explora I”,
15:52 ABS and 22 industry players to study ammonia as an alternative marine fuel
15:18 ICS Guidance for Ship Operators and Roadmap for vaccination of seafarers
14:09 Bollinger submits proposal for U.S. Coast Guard Heritage-class offshore patrol cutter