Throughput of port Primorsk in Jan-Feb’2019 grew by 9% Y-o-Y to 9,104,500 tonnes
In January-February 2019, the port of Primorsk handled 9,104,500 tonnes of cargo, grew by 9%, year-on-year. According to the port authority, crude oil transshipment increased by 7%, year-on-year, to 6,201,100 tonnes.
In the reporting period, transshipment of oil products grew by 3%, year-on-year, to 2,903,400 tonnes.
In 2018, the port handled 53.48 million tonnes, down 7% Y-o-Y.
Port Primorsk is Russia’s largest oil port in the Baltic Sea. It is the final stage of the Baltic Pipeline System (BPS). The port is located in the Leningrad Region, on the eastern coast of the Bjyerkezund Strait (Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea).