• 2019 September 12 12:12

    Port of Ust-Luga handled 69.96 million tonnes in 8M’19, up 7% Y-o-Y

    In January-August 2019, the port of Ust-Luga handled 69,065,100 tonnes of cargo, up 9%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo grew by 18% to 27,807,400 tonnes including 22,753,400 tonnes of coal and coke (+20%, year-on-year). 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo climbed by 2% to 39,772,500 tonnes including 18,422,700 tonnes of crude oil (+3%) and 19,750,000 tonnes of oil products (+1%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo dropped by 37% to 202,000 tonnes.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 498,400 tonnes (-36%). 

    The port’s container throughput dropped by 21% to 40,995 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:

    67,544.3

    64,511.1

    69,065.1

    107%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    23,116.3

    23,622.6

    27,807.4

    118%

     

    Ore

    31.3

    11.7

    0.0

    down

     

    Coal, coke

    19,776.1

    18,923.2

    22,753.4

    120%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    1,895.7

    2,328.3

    2,571.3

    110%

     

    Other

    1,413.2

    2,359.4

    2,482.7

    105%

     

    DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

    15.6

    0.0

    0.0

     

     

    Other

    15.6

    0.0

    0.0

     

     

    TIMBER

    224.3

    277.1

    393.5

    142%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    453.2

    277.6

    202.0

    73%

     

    Ferrous metal

    331.4

    96.7

    130.1

    135%

     

    Packaged

    5.9

    76.0

    4.3

    6%

     

    Other

    115.9

    104.9

    67.6

    64%

     

    CONTAINERS

    439.9

    448.3

    391.1

    87%

     

    Total teus

    49,259

    51,700

    40,995

    79%

     

    including refrigerated containers:

    526

    136

    346

    up 2.5 times

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    979.9

    778.2

    498.4

    64%

     

    RO-RO

    2.7

    1.2

    0.2

    17%

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    42,312.3

    39,106.1

    39,772.5

    102%

     

    Crude oil

    21,630.3

    17,921.9

    18,422.7

    103%

     

    Oil products

    19,350.8

    19,578.1

    19,750.0

    101%

     

    Liquefied gas

    1,331.3

    1,606.1

    1,599.7

    100%




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