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From January to September, the Finnish port in Rauma handled 181,096 TEU in foreign (+14.7% year-on-year) and 6,898 TEU in domestic traffic (+81%).
The Latvian port marked an increase by 82.6% year-on-year in handlings of dry bulk (1.98 mln tn). General cargo rose by 45.4% to 1.98 mln tn.
During the first eight months of 2012, the Russian oil port in Primorsk handled more by 685.3 thou. tn than in the corresponding period of 2011.
The overall drop is a result of decreases in handlings of wet cargo (-16.8% to 8.57 mln tn) and of dry bulk (-12.2% to 4.11 mln tn).
The overall decrease during the first nine months of 2012 is a result of a plunge by 20% of diesel fuel (to 1.29 mln tn) via the Lukoil-II terminal.
During this year’s first three quarters, the biggest increase year-on-year was recorded in transit traffic – by 262.8% to 70 thou. TEU.
In September 2012 the subsidiary of Latvian Railways marked a slight drop (-1.5% year-on-year) in freight transportation which totalled 4.24 mln tn.
In September 2012, the minimal decrease in the carriages of cargo units was an effect of a 17.7% year-on-year downturn on the Estonia-Sweden route.
The Lithuanian terminal marked a significant decrease in handlings of 20-foot boxes, from 96,562 TEU in H1 2011 to 59,967 TEU during this half year.