• 2019 May 21 12:49

    Port of Ust-Luga handled 35.55 million tonnes in 4M’19, up 8% Y-o-Y

    In January-April 2019, the port of Ust-Luga handled 35,555,100 tonnes of cargo, up 8%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 11% to 12,419,300 tonnes including 9,937,400 tonnes of coal and coke (+11%, year-on-year). 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo increased by 8% to 22,386,000 tonnes including 10,613,700 tonnes of crude oil (+15%) and 10,882,400 tonnes of oil products (+2%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo dropped by 77% to 52,700 tonnes.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries fell by 33% to 305,800 tonnes. 

    The port’s container throughput decreased by 26% to 20,026 TEUs. 

    In 2018, the port handled 98.72 million tonnes of cargo, container throughput totaled 69,131 TEUs.

    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, 2017

    Throughput thou t, 2018

    Throughput thou t, 2019

    2019 vs 2018, %

     

    Port of Ust-Luga

    TOTAL:

    33,026.9

    32,959.9

    35,551.1

    108%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    10044.7

    11203.9

    12419.3

    111%

     

    Ore

    0.0

    3.9

    0.0

    down

     

    Coal, coke

    8684.3

    8951.0

    9937.4

    111%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    691.7

    1208.0

    1250.3

    104%

     

    Other

    668.7

    1041.0

    1231.6

    118%

     

    DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

    15.6

    0.0

    0.0


     

    Other

    15.6

    0.0

    0.0


     

    TIMBER

    117.2

    95.7

    202.4

    up 2.1 times

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    283.0

    227.5

    52.7

    23%

     

    Ferrous metal

    222.3

    95.7

    2.0

    2%

     

    Packaged

    0.0

    72.2

    4.2

    6%

     

    Other

    60.7

    59.6

    46.5

    78%

     

    CONTAINERS

    225.7

    226.2

    184.9

    82%

     

    Total teus

    25,263

    27,148

    20,026

    74%

     

    including refrigerated containers:

    322

    113

    197

    174%

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    493.0

    454.6

    305.8

    67%

     

    RO-RO

    2.7

    1.2

    0.0

    0%

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    21,845.0

    20,750.8

    22,386.0

    108%

     

    Crude oil

    11,015.4

    9,210.9

    10,613.7

    115%

     

    Oil products

    10,175.8

    10,706.2

    10,882.4

    102%

     

    Liquefied gas

    653.8

    833.7

    889.9

    107%




2019 September 20

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18:22 IAA PortNews offers photo release from 'Development of Icebreaking and Support Fleet' conference held on NEVA 2019 zero-day
18:05 Global Ship Lease announces new five-year $268 mln credit facility for debt refinancing
17:24 Vostochny Port’s harbour services fleet presented at dedicated conference in Saint-Petersburg
17:05 F. A. Vinnen places entire fleet with Verifavia Shipping & Rina for IHM services
16:50 Helsinki Shipyard (Finland) to build two liners for polar cruises
16:35 COSCO SHIPPING Ports announces disposal of interest in various port assets and possible disposal of Taicang Terminal and Jiangsu Petrochemical Terminal
16:21 ABB presents electric power and propulsion solutions for icebreaking vessels at NEVA 2019
16:05 Port of Los Angeles protects overall clean air gains
15:19 Port of Riga rapidly increases volume of handled wood pellets
14:53 South Korean port to slash passenger vessel emissions with ABB shore power
14:15 Krasnoye Sormovo launches Pola Pelagia, dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59З, for Pola Rise
13:30 Damen Shipyards Group is ready to ensure construction of electric water buses for rivers and canals of Saint-Petersburg and Russia
13:12 MSC Cruises and Fincantieri unveil further details of MSC Seashore at coin ceremony
12:24 Victor Olersky sees promising future of electric river passenger ships in Saint-Petersburg and in Russia
12:09 Algoma Central Corporation announces agreement to acquire Croatian-built vessel
11:28 Specifications for 0.50% sulphur fuels and the PAS from ISO: IBIA explains
11:09 GTT obtains Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas for the Mark III Flex technology on ice-breaking LNG carriers
10:52 IBIA and S&P Global Platts collaborate to help shipping industry comply with IMO 2020
10:31 Workshop for training on emergency response, preparation and planning held in Manila
10:09 Van Oord and Shell test the use of biofuel on trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316
09:50 State Duma ratifies Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea
09:33 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.20% to $63.73, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.98% to $58.7
09:25 Lloyd’s Register, China Merchants, GTT, CNOOC, DSIC form jv to design LNG-fuelled VLCC
09:17 Baltic Dry Index is down to 2,192 points
08:58 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning, Sept 20

2019 September 19

18:04 Bibby Marine Services takes the next step to optimize walk-to-work operations
17:56 Marinet approves Poseidon maritime cyber security project
17:37 American Ethane reveals plans to order 17 VLECs
17:34 Wärtsilä’s Board of Directors decided on the distribution of the second dividend instalment
17:22 Marinet approves T2OT project for high accuracy positioning of seagoing vessels
17:04 VARD secures advanced stern trawler contract with Luntos
16:50 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 14,328 in RF spot market
16:34 Zeebrugge port authority invests in new 1,071 meter quay wall
16:04 RINA to classify Swedish Maritime Administration fleet
15:53 Marinet set to establish exports support center in Finland in 2020
15:34 MacGregor secures orders worth more than EUR 20 million for projects in Europe and Asia
15:05 Wärtsilä foresees a lower result for 2019
14:31 North Pole ice-resistant platform presented by Admiralteiskie Verfi at NEVA 2019
14:09 ABS announces LNG Cargo Ready notation for ethane carriers at Gastech 2019
13:46 Hyundai Heavy Industries receives AIP for new LPG carrier design
13:03 Bunker prices go up at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:40 ABS and AEC сollaborate on newbuild VLEC fleet
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11:58 PortNews-TV offers video on naming ceremony for PortNews tanker
11:36 International symposium on Anthropogenic Underwater Noise held in Hamburg on 10 September
11:09 LR awards DSME AiP for 98,000 m3 VLEC design with High MnA steel tank
10:42 Ships of RF Navy’s Caspian flotilla take part in Tsentr 2019 maneuvers
10:09 Singapore and Panama ink MoU to strengthen maritime relations
09:51 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.20% to $63.73, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.33% to $58.23
09:49 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Sept 19
09:33 Baltic Dry Index is down to 2,266 points
09:18 ABS grants AIP for two next generation gas carrier designs

2019 September 18

18:26 SGRE confirmed member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices in 2019
18:03 MOL repays existing loans through issuance of project bond for FPSO charter project
17:48 Russia’s Rosmorrechflot and Ministry of Industry and Trade develop preferential leasing programme
17:30 Vympel DB develops concept design for Arctic cruise ship
17:22 Metal Shark delivers new foil-assisted catamaran excursion vessel to Pure Florida
17:11 US Coast Guard shifts response efforts in Bahamas
17:03 ECSA considers the European State Aid Guidelines for maritime transport highly successful and key to maintaining a strong European shipping sector