• 2018 May 17 14:28

    Throughput of port Ust-Luga in 4M’18 is flat Y-o-Y at 32.59 million tonnes

    In January-April 2017, the port of Ust-Luga handled 32,959,900 tonnes of cargo, which is similar to the result of 4M’17, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 12% to 11,203,900 tonnes including 6,209,200 tonnes of coal and coke (flat, year-on-year). 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo fell by 5% to 20,750,800 tonnes including 9,210,900 tonnes of crude oil (-16%) and 10,706,200 tonnes of oil products (5%). 

    Transshipment of general cargo dropped by 20% to 227,500 tonnes.

    Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 454,600 tonnes (-8%). 

    The port’s container throughput climbed by 7.4% to 27,148 TEUs.

    In 2017, the port handled 103.29 million tonnes of cargo, container throughput totaled 75,262 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, 2016

    Throughput thou t, 2017

    Throughput thou t, 2018

    2018 vs 2017 %

     

    Ust-Luga

    TOTAL:

    30,154.6

    33,026.9

    32,959.9

    100%

     

    DRY BULK CARGO including:

    7,987.5

    10,044.7

    11,203.9

    112%

     

    Ore

    44.6

    0.0

    3.9

    up

     

    Coal and coke

    6,209.4

    8,684.3

    8,951.0

    103%

     

    Mineral fertilizers

    1,126.3

    691.7

    1,208.0

    175%

     

    Other

    607.2

    668.7

    1,041.0

    156%

     

    LOOSE CARGO including:

    0.0

    15.6

    0.0

    down

     

    Other

    0.0

    15.6

    0.0

     

     

    TIMBER

    108.4

    117.2

    95.7

    82%

     

    GENERAL CARGO including:

    237.7

    283.0

    227.5

    80%

     

    Ferrous metal

    203.1

    222.3

    95.7

    43%

     

    Packaged

    0.0

    0.0

    72.2

    up

     

    Other

    34.6

    60.7

    59.6

    98%

     

    CONTAINERs

    246.5

    225.7

    226.2

    100%

     

    Teus

    26,068

    25,263

    27,148

     

     

    Including reefer containers:


    322

    113

     

     

    CARGO CARRIED by FERRIES

    571.2

    493.0

    454.6

    92%

     

    Ro-Ro

    8.3

    2.7

    1.2

    44%

     

    LIQUID BULK CARGO, including:

    20,995.0

    21,845.0

    20,750.8

    95%

     

    Crude oil

    9908.4

    11,015.4

    9,210.9

    84%

     

    Oil products

    10,496.8

    10,175.8

    10,706.2

    105%

     

    Liquefied gas

    589.9

    653.8

    833.7

    128%




2018 May 24

18:07 ZIM posts Q1 2018 results
17:31 Bureau Veritas publishes vital resource for decommissioning industry
17:24 Italy’s first, fully-automated gantry cranes reach Vado Ligure
17:17 Best quarter performance ever at CTSP terminal: 168,500 TEUs, a 7.8% container traffic growth
17:09 Successful testing programme with enhanced Wärtsilä’s navigation systems promotes operational safety and efficiency
16:57 MSC optimises its Transpacific-USWC network
16:15 MABUX: Bunker prices continue upward trend
15:12 UCL Port’s 1Q volumes decline 3.9% Y/Y to 9.4 million tonnes
15:10 ABS evaluation demonstrates feasibility of LPG as fuel strategy for Dorian LPG
14:58 MAN to equip world’s first LNG-powered fishing trawler
14:55 VARD secures contract for one stern trawler for Nergård Havfiske
13:06 TCSP Group’s 1Q volumes fall 8.4% Y/Y to 3.88 million tonnes
12:08 Sea Port of St. Petersburg sees strong growth in 1Q volumes
09:26 Baltic Dry Index drops 37pts to 1162 points
09:08 akquinet and IDENTEC SOLUTIONS join forces to revolutionize refrigerated container management
08:39 Maersk Line starts new transatlantic service between Europe’s Mediterranean region and Canada
08:34 Compagnie Maritime Monégasque and Damen join forces to introduce Fast Marine Access in Brazil

2018 May 23

17:54 Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg invested RUB 256 million in modernization of its facilities in QI’2018
17:27 Greece suggests arranging cruise lines to Russia
17:00 Rosmorrechflot comes out for replacement of shipbuilding subsidies with cheap financing
16:16 Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation enters into force
15:48 New Belgium container connection bolsters Port of Hull
15:25 DALO chooses SARIS to support SAR operations
15:03 FESCO transports three transformers from Novorossiysk for Moscow central heating and power plants
14:42 Ukraine’s water transport carried 0.3 million passengers in 4M’18, down 3%, Y-o-Y
14:21 Hapag-Lloyd update on restrictions for DG cargo handling at FIFA World Cup in Russia
13:59 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport fell by 18.5% to 1.0 million tonnes in 4M’18
13:36 SASCO BoD elected Aleksey Pavlov as Director General of the company
13:13 “K” Line announces delivery of special coal carrier “CORONA XANADU”
12:52 Tallink Grupp to list shares also on Helsinki Stock Exchange
12:31 Rosmorport appoints Sergey Lyamtsev as Acting Director of its Azov Basin Branch (photo)
12:13 MPC Container Ships ASA acquires three 2,500 TEU feeder container vessels
11:43 Strong programme raises profile of The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference
11:18 Gunvor forms new ship holding jv СlearOcean Tankers
10:50 Port of Singapore throughput in 4M’18 grew by 1.1% Y-o-Y to 207.78 million tonnes
10:28 Brent Crude futures price down 0.63% to $79.07, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.4% to $71.91
10:09 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v P. S. Palios with Koch
09:55 Okskaya Sudoverf lays down lead multi-purpose dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M
09:52 Container shipping is smart to collaborate on standards, says MSC CIO
09:15 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,199 points

2018 May 22

18:37 CMA CGM announces GRR from India and Sri Lanka to West Africa
18:07 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company adopts ABS Subchapter M regulatory compliance mobile software
17:47 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) down 2.8% to 6.49 million TEUs in Jan-Apr’18
17:33 Suez Canal revenues up to 479.3million dollar in April
17:26 Severnaya Verf starts cutting metal for initial section of longline factory vessel (photo)
17:05 Med Marine signs two new design contracts with Robert Allan
16:28 Okskaya Sudoverf launches second shallow-draft barge of Project ROB20, Belmax 2 (photo)
16:05 Bibby Offshore secures multimillion North Sea contract
15:50 RF Ministry of Justice registers order on designation of caution areas in ports of cities hosting World Cup 2018
15:34 New generation of RoRo’s designed by KNUD E. HANSEN for Grimaldi
15:04 Iridium network approved to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) services
14:39 North West MP finds out more about how the Port of Barrow is powering the region
14:10 Rosmorport continues providing icebreaker assistance in the Arctic Basin
13:45 Bunker prices are going up at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
13:21 Van Oord marks 150th anniversary with christening of SRI vessel Bravenes
12:42 IMO approves joint RF/USA proposal on regulation of shipping in the Bering Strait (photo)
12:23 Wärtsilä LNGPac passes 100th order milestone
12:14 Jotun Australia is formally open for Yacht business with complete yacht coating solutions
11:30 ABS Nautical Systems chosen as exclusive mobile compliance solution for Crosby tugs
11:26 Baltic icebreaking season 2017-2018 ends