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  • 2021 October 12 14:52

    Port of Ust-Luga throughput in 9M’2021 rose by 4% Y-o-Y

    Image soure: FSUE Rosmorport

    Container throughput shows a stable decrease, coal handling is growing

    In January-September 2021, the port of Ust-Luga handled 80,024,700 tonnes of cargo, up 4%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    In the reporting period, handling of dry bulk cargo climbed by 16% to 37,883,900 tonnes including 32,475,100 tonnes of coal and coke (+22%, year-on-year). 

    Handling of liquid bulk cargo fell by 4% to 40,320,000 tonnes including 16,316,900 tonnes of crude oil (-12%) and 23,555,900 tonnes of oil products (+4%). 

    Handling of general cargo rose by 20% to 570,200 tonnes.

    Handling of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 817,300 tonnes (+5%). 

    The port’s container throughput fell by 42% to 22,980 TEUs. 

    In 2020, the port of Ust-Luga handled 102.60 million tonnes of cargo (-1%, year-on-year).

    Ust-Luga port is situated practically at the border of the Russian Federation and the European Union. The deep water area of the port (17.5 m) together with the approach channel (3.7 km) make Ust-Luga port the only Russian port on the Baltic Sea capable of admitting dry-cargo vessels with the deadweight of up to 75,000 tonnes and liquid cargo carriers with the deadweight of up to 160,000 tonnes.

    Port

    Type of cargo

    Throughput thou t, 2019

    Throughput thou t, 2020

    Throughput thou t, 2021

    2021 vs 2020

    Port of Ust-Luga

    TOTAL:

    77,513.7

    76,628.3

    80,024.7

    104%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    31,671.9

    32,763.5

    37,883.9

    116%

     

    Ore

    0.0

    0.0

    243.7

    growth

     

    Coal, coke

    25,771.6

    26,545.8

    32,475.1

    122%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    3,010.8

    3,620.7

    2,492.9

    69%

     

    Other

    2,889.5

    2,597.0

    2,672.2

    103%

     

    LOOSE CARGO, including:

    0.0

    20.1

    17.9

    89%

     

    Other loose cargo

    0.0

    20.1

    17.9

    89%

     

    TIMBER

    435.8

    310.7

    196.0

    63%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    207.3

    475.2

    570.2

    120%

     

    Ferrous metal

    130.1

    424.0

    472.7

    111%

     

    Packaged

    4.4

    12.2

    12.1

    99%

     

    Other

    72.8

    39.0

    85.4

    up 2.2 times

     

    CONTAINERS

    436.3

    337.5

    219.4

    65%

     

    Total teus

    46,240

    39,928

    22,980

    58%

     

    including refrigerated containers:

    376

    209

    197

    94%

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    554.8

    779.2

    817.3

    105%

     

    Ro-Ro

    0.2

    0.0

    0.0

     
     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    44,207.5

    41,942.2

    40,320.0

    96%

     

    Crude oil

    19,925.8

    18,520.5

    16,316.9

    88%

     

    Oil products

    22,504.5

    22,569.1

    23,555.9

    104%

     

    Liquefied gas

    1,777.2

    852.6

    447.2

    52%




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