2019 October 16 16:22

Throughput of port Vysotsk in Jan-Sep'2019 climbed by 4% Y-o-Y to 14.27 million tonnes

In January-September 2019, the port of Vysotsk handled 14,274,600 tonnes of cargo, which is 4% more as compared with the same period of the previous year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo increased by 19% to 9,525,500 tonnes including 9,275,100 tonnes of oil products and 250,400 tonnes of liquefied gas. In the reporting period, transshipment of coal and coke fell by 17% to 4,749,000 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.