2020 September 14 15:01
Handling of crude oil continues going down while handling of oil products is increasing
In January-August 2020, the port of Primorsk handled 34,804,500 tonnes of cargo, down 16%, year-on-year. According to the port authority, crude oil handling decreased by 27%, year-on-year, to 23,605,200 tonnes.
In the reporting period, handling of oil products increased by 21% to 11,198,900 tonnes.
In 2019, the port of Primorsk handled 61,024,100 tonnes of cargo, up 14%, year-on-year.
Port Primorsk is Russia’s largest oil port in the Baltic Sea. It is the final stage of the Baltic Pipeline System (BPS). The port is located in the Leningrad Region, on the eastern coast of the Bjyerkezund Strait (Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea).