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2021 October 12 14:30

Throughput of Port St. Petersburg climbed by 5% in 9M’2021

Handling of cargo carried by ferries rose 3.8 times

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In January-September 2021, the Port of St. Petersburg handled 46.49 million tonnes of cargo (+5%, year-on-year). According to the port authority, handling of liquid bulk cargo rose by 2% to 8.78 million tonnes, handling of dry bulk cargo rose by 11% to 6.61 million tonnes.

In the reported period, handling of general cargo rose by 14% to 9.96 million tonnes, Ro-Ro cargo – by 32% to 1.08 million tonnes tonnes, handling of dry loose cargo remained flat at 198,800 tonnes including 206,500 tonnes of timber (+9%). Handling of cargoes carried by ferries surged 3.8 times to 2,600 tonnes.

The port’s container throughput decreased by 2% to 1,531,196 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:

44,976.3

44,253.8

46,497.8

105%

DRY BULK CARGO including:

6,498.7

5,979.4

6,618.8

111%

Ore

561.7

688.6

683.8

99%

Coal, coke

163.0

42.7

28.4

67%

Mineral fertilizers

5,740.0

5,134.7

5,798.1

113%

Other

34.0

113.3

108.5

96%

DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

252.1

191.6

191.8

100%

Grain

217.4

125.2

95.3

76%

Other

34.8

66.4

96.6

145%

TIMBER

306.9

189.2

206.5

109%

GENERAL CARGO including:

9,010.8

8,724.4

9,960.5

114%

Ferrous metal

3,758.9

3,875.1

5,118.2

132%

Non-ferrous metal

1,041.5

701.3

720.3

103%

Metal scrap

1,170.1

1,286.5

1,231.6

96%

Packaged

1,152.0

1,176.5

1,048.7

89%

Reefer

912.8

807.4

794.3

98%

including fish

255.1

202.4

223.8

111%

Other

975.6

877.6

1,047.4

119%

CONTAINERS

20,571.7

19,763.5

19,649.1

99%

Total teus

1,684,927

1,568,167

1,531,196

98%

including refrigerated containers:

193,451

196,143

198,086

101%

CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

34.1

0.7

2.6

up 3.8 times

RO-RO

933.2

826.4

1,087.9

132%

LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

7,368.7

8,578.6

8,780.4

102%

Oil products

7,368.7

8,578.6

8,780.4

102%