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2021 September 14 15:30

Throughput of Port St. Petersburg climbed by 5% in 8M’2021

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Handling of cargoes carried by ferries surged 3.5 times

In January-August 2021, the Port of St. Petersburg handled 41.35 million tonnes of cargo (+5%, year-on-year). According to the port authority, handling of liquid bulk cargo rose by 2% to 7.8 million tonnes, handling of dry bulk cargo rose by 11% to 5.79 million tonnes.

In the reported period, handling of general cargo rose by 11% to 8.81 million tonnes, Ro-Ro cargo – by 34% to 972,300 tonnes, handling of dry loose cargo remained flat at 171,900 tonnes including 195,900 tonnes of timber (+22%). Handling of cargoes carried by ferries surged 3.5 times to 2,500 tonnes.

The port’s container throughput fell by 3% to 1,371,337 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

Port of Saint-Petersburg

TOTAL:

40,179.4

39,523.1

41,354.0

105%

 

DRY BULK CARGO including:

5,795.9

5,222.6

5,799.8

111%

Ore

506.0

611.3

599.7

98%

Coal, coke

154.3

39.1

28.4

73%

Mineral fertilizers

5,101.9

4,478.4

5,082.0

113%

Other

33.7

93.8

89.7

96%

DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

241.6

172.6

171.9

100%

Grain

209.3

113.9

93.3

82%

Other

32.4

58.7

78.6

134%

TIMBER

280.8

160.3

195.9

122%

GENERAL CARGO including:

8,162.1

7,920.7

8,819.1

111%

Ferrous metal

3,411.6

3,580.1

4,533.5

127%

Non-ferrous metal

933.5

648.8

626.1

96%

Metal scrap

1,085.8

1,197.5

1,098.6

92%

Packaged

1,050.9

1,033.7

927.0

90%

Reefer

789.3

677.9

672.7

99%

including fish

192.0

139.2

173.5

125%

Other

891.0

782.6

961.3

123%

CONTAINERS

18,312.0

17,701.9

17,587.5

99%

Total teus

1,504,901

1,408,083

1,371,337

97%

including refrigerated containers:

181,840

178,720

180,980

101%

CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

28.5

0.7

2.5

up 3.5 times

RO-RO

844.8

725.9

972.3

134%

LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

6,513.7

7,618.4

7,805.0

102%

Oil products

6,513.7

7,618.4

7,805.0

102%