2019 July 12 15:24

Throughput of port Vysotsk in Jan-June'2019 climbed by 5% Y-o-Y to 9.44 million tonnes

In January-June 2019, the port of Vysotsk handled 9,442,200 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 11% to 5,921,400 tonnes including 5,774,900 tonnes of oil products (+8%) and 146,500 tonnes of liquefied gas. In the reporting period, transshipment of coal and coke fell by 4% to 3,520,800 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.