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  • 2019 February 12 13:32

    Port of Ust-Luga handled 8.64 million tonnes in Jan’19, up 1% Y-o-Y

    In January 2019, the port of Ust-Luga handled 8,649,300 tonnes of cargo, up 1%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo was flat at 2,954,400 tonnes including 2,368,600 tonnes of coal and coke (-6%, year-on-year). 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo grew by 4% to 5,523,900 tonnes including 2,203,300 tonnes of crude oil (flat YoY) and 3,093,600 tonnes of oil products (+8%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo plunged by 86% to 11,700 tonnes.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 69,900 tonnes (-58%). 

    The port’s container throughput fell by 35% to 5,181 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:

    8,130.9

    8,604.2

    8,649.3

    101%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    2,146.6

    2,967.7

    2,954.4

    100%

     

    Ore

    0.0

    3.9

    0.0

    down

     

    Coal, coke

    1,833.4

    2,523.4

    2,368.6

    94%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    187.3

    229.5

    221.3

    96%

     

    Other

    125.9

    210.9

    364.5

    173%

     

    TIMBER

    33.0

    27.3

    44.5

    163%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    86.8

    83.8

    11.7

    14%

     

    Ferrous metal

    79.0

    67.9

    0.0

    down

     

    Packaged

    0.0

    1.6

    1.3

    81%

     

    Other

    7.8

    14.3

    10.4

    73%

     

    CONTAINERS

    56.9

    64.0

    44.9

    70%

     

    Total teus

    6,670

    7,971

    5,181

    65%

     

    including refrigerated containers:

    57

    34

    20

    59%

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    114.7

    167.5

    69.9

    42%

     

    RO-RO

    0.0

    0.5

    0.0

    down

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    5,692.9

    5,293.4

    5,523.9

    104%

     

    Crude oil

    2,503.1

    2,201.8

    2,203.3

    100%

     

    Oil products

    3,047.8

    2,873.9

    3,093.6

    108%

     

    Liquefied gas

    141.9

    217.7

    227.0

    104%




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