Throughput of port Vysotsk in Jan-Aug'2019 climbed by 6% Y-o-Y to 12.75 million tonnes
In January-August 2019, the port of Vysotsk handled 12,759,000 tonnes of cargo, which is 6% more as compared with the same period of the previous year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.
Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo increased by 18% to 8,402,400 tonnes including 8,191,700 tonnes of oil products (+15%) and 210,700 tonnes of liquefied gas. In the reporting period, transshipment of coal and coke fell by 12% to 4,356,600 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.