Ust-Luga: 93.36 mln tn handled in 2016 (+6.3% yoy)
Publication date: 2017-02-22
With 30.48 mln tn, handlings of oil products came in first in Ust-Luga's 2016 freight turnover, noting however a slight decrease of 0.2% year-on-year.
Crude oil totalled last year 30.15 mln tn (+12.4% yoy), followed by coal with 22.33 mln tn (+3.6% yoy). Fertilizers marked the sharpest increase in throughput - by 68.3% yoy to 3.02 mln tn.
On the other hand, Ust-Luga's ro-ro traffic contracted at the same time - by 35.0% to 1.34 mln tn. Containerised freight went down as well, both in TEU (-6.6% yoy to 83,934 twenty-footers), and when measured in tonnes (-6.0% yoy to 760.2 thou. tn).