• 2019 October 16 14:53

    Port of Ust-Luga handled 77.49 million tonnes in 9M’19, up 7% Y-o-Y

    In January-September 2019, the port of Ust-Luga handled 77,499,800 \tonnes of cargo, up 7%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 19% to 31,671,900 tonnes including 25,771,600 tonnes of coal and coke (+21%, year-on-year). 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo climbed by 1% to 44,193,600 tonnes including 19,925,800 tonnes of crude oil (flat YoY) and 22,490,600 tonnes of oil products (+3%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo dropped by 35% to 554,800 tonnes.

    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:

    76,020.2

    72,398.1

    77,499.8

    107%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    26161.1

    26,724.1

    31,671.9

    119%

     

    Ore

    39.1

    11.7

    0.0

    down

     

    Coal, coke

    22,382.6

    21,286.0

    25,771.6

    121%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    2,146.6

    2,697.9

    3,010.8

    112%

     

    Other

    1,592.8

    2,728.5

    2,889.5

    106%

     

    DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

    15.6

    0.0

    0.0


     

    Other

    15.6

    0.0

    0.0


     

    TIMBER

    248.3

    329.5

    435.8

    132%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    521.4

    279.5

    207.3

    74%

     

    Ferrous metal

    377.0

    96.7

    130.1

    135%

     

    Packaged

    13.7

    76.6

    4.4

    6%

     

    Other

    130.7

    106.2

    72.8

    69%

     

    CONTAINERS

    496.4

    492.7

    436.3

    89%

     

    Total teus

    56,842

    56,835

    46,240

    81%

     

    including refrigerated containers:

    542

    146

    376

    up 2.6 times

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    1,104.9

    852.2

    554.8

    65%

     

    RO-RO

    2.7

    1.2

    0.2

    17%

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    47,469.8

    43,718.9

    44,193.6

    101%

     

    Crude oil

    24,334.8

    20,024.5

    19,925.8

    100%

     

    Oil products

    21,601.3

    21,901.4

    22,490.6

    103%

     

    Liquefied gas

    1,533.7

    1,793.0

    1,777.2

    99%




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