Throughput of port Vysotsk in Jan-Apr'2019 climbed by 7% Y-o-Y to 6.65 million tonnes
In January-April 2019, the port of Vysotsk handled 6,652,000 tonnes of cargo, which is 7% more as compared with the same period of the previous year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.
Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo increased by 5% to 4,045,900 tonnes including 3,996,700 million tonnes of oil products (+4%) and 49,200 tonnes of liquefied gas. In the reporting period, transshipment of coal and coke grew by 11% to 2,606,100 tonnes.
In 2018, the port of Vysotsk handled 18.79 million tonnes of cargo (+7%, year-on-year).
Port of Vysotsk is located in the Leningrad region of Russia. There are two stevedoring company operating at the port: Port Vysotsky LLC and RPK-Vysotsk-LUKOIL-II LLC. In May 2012, the Russian government decided to expand the Vysotsk port territory, including in its boundaries the land and adjacent waters occupied by facilities of a general cargo terminal under construction. The terminal capacity is projected to reach 3 million tonnes a year.