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2021 October 12 14:52

Port of Ust-Luga throughput in 9M’2021 rose by 4% Y-o-Y

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Container throughput shows a stable decrease, coal handling is growing

In January-September 2021, the port of Ust-Luga handled 80,024,700 tonnes of cargo, up 4%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

In the reporting period, handling of dry bulk cargo climbed by 16% to 37,883,900 tonnes including 32,475,100 tonnes of coal and coke (+22%, year-on-year). 

Handling of liquid bulk cargo fell by 4% to 40,320,000 tonnes including 16,316,900 tonnes of crude oil (-12%) and 23,555,900 tonnes of oil products (+4%). 

Handling of general cargo rose by 20% to 570,200 tonnes.

Handling of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 817,300 tonnes (+5%). 

The port’s container throughput fell by 42% to 22,980 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:

77,513.7

76,628.3

80,024.7

104%

 

DRY BULK CARGO including:

31,671.9

32,763.5

37,883.9

116%

 

Ore

0.0

0.0

243.7

growth

 

Coal, coke

25,771.6

26,545.8

32,475.1

122%

 

Mineral fertilizers

3,010.8

3,620.7

2,492.9

69%

 

Other

2,889.5

2,597.0

2,672.2

103%

 

LOOSE CARGO, including:

0.0

20.1

17.9

89%

 

Other loose cargo

0.0

20.1

17.9

89%

 

TIMBER

435.8

310.7

196.0

63%

 

GENERAL CARGO including:

207.3

475.2

570.2

120%

 

Ferrous metal

130.1

424.0

472.7

111%

 

Packaged

4.4

12.2

12.1

99%

 

Other

72.8

39.0

85.4

up 2.2 times

 

CONTAINERS

436.3

337.5

219.4

65%

 

Total teus

46,240

39,928

22,980

58%

 

including refrigerated containers:

376

209

197

94%

 

CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

554.8

779.2

817.3

105%

 

Ro-Ro

0.2

0.0

0.0

 
 

LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

44,207.5

41,942.2

40,320.0

96%

 

Crude oil

19,925.8

18,520.5

16,316.9

88%

 

Oil products

22,504.5

22,569.1

23,555.9

104%

 

Liquefied gas

1,777.2

852.6

447.2

52%