• 2021 April 14 10:20

    Throughput of Port St. Petersburg declined by 2% in 3M’2021

    Dry loose and liquid bulk cargo handling continues going down while haling of dry bulk cargo is rising

     

    Photo by IAA PortNews

    In January-March 2021, the Port of St. Petersburg handled 14.44 million tonnes of cargo (-2%, year-on-year). According to the port authority, handling of liquid bulk cargo fell by 3% to 2.59 million tonnes, handling of dry bulk cargo rose by 28% to 1.91 million tonnes.

    In the reported period, handling of general cargo fell by 2% to 3.06 million tonnes, Ro-Ro cargo – up 31% to 338,300 tonnes, dry loose cargo – down 57% to 46,700 tonnes, timber - up 10% to 59,300 tonnes. Handling of cargoes carried by ferries surged by 99% to 600 tonnes.

    The port’s container throughput fell by 11% to 2.09 million TEUs.

    In 2020, the port handled 59.88 mln t of cargo, its container throughput was 2.09 mln TEUs.

     

    Port

    Type of cargo

    Throughput thou t,

    2019

    Throughput thou t, 2020

    Throughput thou t, 2021

    2021 vs 2020

    Saint-Petersburg

    TOTAL:

    14,263.0

    14,759.6

    14,442.8

    98%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    1,993.3

    1,499.4

    1,915.5

    128%

     

    Ore

    157.3

    207.4

    146.0

    70%

     

    Coal, coke

    51.5

    18.0

    10.0

    56%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    1,782.4

    1,239.6

    1,731.4

    140%

     

    Other

    2.0

    34.4

    28.1

    82%

     

    DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

    109.4

    107.7

    46.7

    43%

     

    Grain

    96.2

    70.5

    18.6

    26%

     

    Other

    13.2

    37.2

    28.1

    76%

     

    TIMBER

    86.9

    53.9

    59.3

    110%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    3,054.5

    3,123.1

    3,062.2

    98%

     

    Ferrous metal

    1,343.5

    1,511.4

    1,650.8

    109%

     

    Non-ferrous metal

    338.6

    270.2

    222.4

    82%

     

    Metal scrap

    314.2

    449.0

    338.5

    75%

     

    Packaged

    374.0

    381.0

    290.5

    76%

     

    Reefer

    304.8

    248.2

    237.1

    96%

     

    including fish

    75.9

    46.8

    66.0

    141%

     

    Other

    379.4

    263.4

    323.0

    123%

     

    CONTAINERS

    6,659.8

    7,048.4

    6,427.1

    91%

     

    Total teus

    564,596

    561,950

    499,640

    89%

     

    including refrigerated containers:

    79,028

    75,688

    69,381

    92%

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    2.9

    0.3

    0.6

    199%

     

    RO-RO

    298.3

    259.0

    338.3

    131%

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    2,058.0

    2,667.8

    2,593.2

    97%

     

    Oil products

    2,058.0

    2,667.8

    2,593.2

    97%




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