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  • 2021 November 15 12:36

    Port of Ust-Luga throughput in 10M’2021 rose by 5% Y-o-Y

    Container throughput shows a stable decrease, coal handling is growing

     In January-October 2021, the port of Ust-Luga handled 89,413,400 tonnes of cargo, up 5%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    In the reporting period, handling of dry bulk cargo climbed by 13% to 41,956,000 tonnes including 35,792,400 tonnes of coal and coke (+19%, year-on-year). 

    Handling of liquid bulk cargo fell by 1% to 45,449,500 tonnes including 18,618,900 tonnes of crude oil (-6%) and 26,339,700 tonnes of oil products (+5%). 

    Handling of general cargo rose by 15% to 538,600 tonnes.

    Handling of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 927,700 tonnes (+7%). 

    The port’s container throughput fell by 42% to 25,703 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:

    87,493.2

    85,038.6

    89,413.4

    105%

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    35,248.4

    37,092.7

    41,956.0

    113%

    Ore

    0.0

    0.0

    243.7

    up

    Coal, coke

    28,594.3

    30,183.3

    35,792.4

    119%

    Mineral fertilizers

    3,463.1

    4,019.1

    2,877.3

    72%

    Other

    3,191.0

    2,890.3

    3,042.6

    105%

    LOOSE CARGO, including:

    0.0

    20.1

    17.9

    89%

    Other loose cargo

    0.0

    20.1

    17.9

    89%

    TIMBER

    501.0

    330.8

    235.1

    71%

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    232.6

    507.1

    583.6

    115%

    Ferrous metal

    150.6

    444.4

    472.7

    106%

    Packaged

    4.7

    13.6

    17.5

    129%

    Other

    77.3

    49.1

    93.4

    190%

    CONTAINERS

    482.6

    379.9

    243.6

    64%

    Total teus

    51,764

    44,113

    25,703

    58%

    including refrigerated containers:

    393

    209

    259

    124%

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    604.1

    869.2

    927.7

    107%

    Ro-Ro

    0.2

    0.0

    0.0


    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    50,424.3

    45,838.9

    45,449.5

    99%

    Crude oil

    23,032.5

    19,821.9

    18,618.9

    94%

    Oil products

    25,484.3

    25,131.6

    26,339.7

    105%

    Liquefied gas

    1,907.5

    885.4

    490.8

    55%




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