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  • 2019 May 21 12:49

    Port of Ust-Luga handled 35.55 million tonnes in 4M’19, up 8% Y-o-Y

    In January-April 2019, the port of Ust-Luga handled 35,555,100 tonnes of cargo, up 8%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 11% to 12,419,300 tonnes including 9,937,400 tonnes of coal and coke (+11%, year-on-year). 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo increased by 8% to 22,386,000 tonnes including 10,613,700 tonnes of crude oil (+15%) and 10,882,400 tonnes of oil products (+2%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo dropped by 77% to 52,700 tonnes.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries fell by 33% to 305,800 tonnes. 

    The port’s container throughput decreased by 26% to 20,026 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:

    33,026.9

    32,959.9

    35,551.1

    108%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    10044.7

    11203.9

    12419.3

    111%

     

    Ore

    0.0

    3.9

    0.0

    down

     

    Coal, coke

    8684.3

    8951.0

    9937.4

    111%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    691.7

    1208.0

    1250.3

    104%

     

    Other

    668.7

    1041.0

    1231.6

    118%

     

    DRY LOOSE CARGO including:

    15.6

    0.0

    0.0


     

    Other

    15.6

    0.0

    0.0


     

    TIMBER

    117.2

    95.7

    202.4

    up 2.1 times

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    283.0

    227.5

    52.7

    23%

     

    Ferrous metal

    222.3

    95.7

    2.0

    2%

     

    Packaged

    0.0

    72.2

    4.2

    6%

     

    Other

    60.7

    59.6

    46.5

    78%

     

    CONTAINERS

    225.7

    226.2

    184.9

    82%

     

    Total teus

    25,263

    27,148

    20,026

    74%

     

    including refrigerated containers:

    322

    113

    197

    174%

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    493.0

    454.6

    305.8

    67%

     

    RO-RO

    2.7

    1.2

    0.0

    0%

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO including:

    21,845.0

    20,750.8

    22,386.0

    108%

     

    Crude oil

    11,015.4

    9,210.9

    10,613.7

    115%

     

    Oil products

    10,175.8

    10,706.2

    10,882.4

    102%

     

    Liquefied gas

    653.8

    833.7

    889.9

    107%




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