• 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%




2019 January 17

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12:50 Baltic Ports Organization’s schedule for 2019 is set
12:38 Port of Los Angeles breaks all-time cargo record in 2018
12:26 Qatar accedes to load lines convention
12:01 Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce to present first production yacht with MTU hybrid power in 2020
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11:25 Nor-Shipping reveals stellar line-up for Ocean Leadership Conference
10:52 10 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on January 16-17
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10:03 Brent Crude futures price down 0.34% to $61.11, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.54% to $52.03
09:39 Tallink and Taltech to collaborate on developing smart ship solutions
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2019 January 16

18:36 Kongsberg Gruppen enters into an agreement with Rome AS to divest Kongsberg Evotec
18:06 Seaspan Corporation announces the closing of the second tranche of the $1 billion aggregate investment commitment by Fairfax
17:55 INEOS, Europe’s largest petrochemicals company, announces Antwerp as the location for its new ground breaking 3 billion Euro petrochemical investment
17:50 Throughput of Rostov-on-Don port in 2018 grew by 11.5% Y-o-Y to 24.1 million tonnes
17:36 Rolf A. Sandvik resigns as CEO of The Fjords
17:06 Digging begins in construction of new Antarctic wharf
16:52 Throughput of Russian seaports in 2018 grew by 3.8% Y-o-Y to 816.5 million tonnes (detalization)
16:31 IMO’s polar communication and navigation equipment guidance to be finalized
16:14 COSCO Shipping Lines launches Ocean Alliance 2019 service products
16:10 Ice restrictions at Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg come into effect on January 25
16:05 Realogis publishes market report on the letting of logistics properties and industrial sites in the greater Hamburg area for 2018
15:46 Ice restrictions at Big Port of St. Petersburg come into effect on January 25
15:33 Verifavia Shipping cements leadership position for EU MRV and IMO DCS IT system certification
15:22 Throughput of Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port almost doubled in 2018 to 2.5 million tonnes
14:57 Houston, Texas will host the 3rd LNG USA Summit on 26-27 February 2019
14:31 Milan, Italy will host the 2nd Small-Scale LNG Summit on 12 February 2019
13:54 CHARLES ANDRÉ Group and Dunkerque-Port join forces to develop combined transport service from Dunkerque
13:25 Société Générale and MPA Singapore join SEA\LNG Board
12:58 Vladivostok Sea Fishing Port handled 4.54 million of cargo in 2018, up 14% Y-o-Y
12:33 VEB team got acquainted with Zvezda SBC production
12:09 ABS Advanced Solutions and Fleet Management Limited partner on cyber security
11:56 Engineers from Far Eastern Federal University provide scientific support of dry dock construction at Zvezda shipyard
11:30 Bunker prices at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia show no significant changes (graph)
11:09 Port of Oakland cargo volume hit all-time high in 2018
10:52 3 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on January 15-16
10:35 ​IMO Secretary-General highlightes the need to consider seafarer training and standards
10:09 Fincantieri to build a new ship for Regent Seven Seas Cruises
09:57 Brent Crude futures price down 0.02% to $60.57, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.03% to $51.97
09:41 CMA CGM OCEANIA LINES - PAD service to resume weekly rotations
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,096 points

2019 January 15

18:18 WMU investigated how the global transport industry will change as a result of automation and advanced technologies
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15:59 Bunker prices continue going down at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
15:04 Equinor uses technical expertise from LR to lead a safety study assessment for significant offshore project in Brazil
14:44 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) down 5.4% to 19.64 million TEUs in 2018
14:21 ONE achieves container loading records in two consecutive weeks by “MOL TRUST” and “MOL TRADITION”
14:00 Port of Klaipeda (Lithuania) handled 46.58 million tonnes of cargo in 2018, up 7.3% Y-o-Y
13:36 Turnover of DeloPorts’ terminals in 2018 increased by 13% Y-o-Y to 8.7 mln tonnes
13:12 Havyard merges its navigation, automation and power systems services into one brand
12:53 Order portfolio of Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex grew by 42% in IIH’2018
12:30 ABS grants AIP for Neptun’s wind turbine transport vessel