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At the same time, the company welcomed on-board its vessels 484 thou. private and commercial passengers, noting here an increase by 6.8% year-on-year.
In addition, the Swedish port handled 177 thou. cars in the reported period, noting here an increase by 24.6% year-on-year.
On the other hand, the company's intermodal division rose at the same time by 5.9% year-on-year, transporting 1.1 mln TEU.
In this year's third quarter the company noted even bigger increase of 15% year-on-year to 2.17 mln of twenty-footers.
Containers were on the rise in the Russian port - within the reported period the facility made 140,347 TEU (+11.4% year-on-year).
The two types of cargo handled in the Russian port are oil products and coal.
The port's main commodity - crude oil - noted an increase of 14.4% year-on-year to 37.78 mln tn.
Grains accounted for almost a half of the Latvian port's handlings, namely 1.86 mln tn (-0.5% year-on-year).
Out of the total, the facility made 7.11 mln tn of crude oil within the first three quarters of 2016, decreasing by 11.6% year-on-year.
Over the period in question, the biggest increase was noted in the turnover of liquids (incl. LNG) which rose by 12.6% year-on-year to a total of 8,685.2 thou. tn.