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Review of Cargo Handling in Klaipeda Seaport, at Butingės Terminal and Other Eastern Coast Baltic Seaports

2017 06 30
Review of Cargo Handling in Klaipeda Seaport, at Butingės Terminal and Other Eastern Coast Baltic Seaports

Within the period of January – May of 2017 Klaipeda Seaport cargo handling turnover increased by 3,2 pct. to 17,23 mln tn, i.e.  more by 539,5 thou. tn comparing with the corresponding period of 2016.

In May of the current year 3,64 mln tn were handled in the Seaport. It is the best cargo handling result achieved in May within the entire history of Klaipeda Seaport. Absolute cargo handling result achieved per a month was set in October of 2014 – 3,65 mln tn were handled.

Year-on-year changes of overall turnoveraccording to cargo types:

  • Liquid cargo – 4 434,9 thou. tn were handled, -17,4 pct. or – 931,7 thou. tn yoy;
  • General cargo – 4 921,6 thou. tn were handled, - 3,8 pct. or – 193,0 thou. tn yoy;
  • Dry and bulk cargo – 7 875,0 thou. tn were handled, +26,8 pct. or +1 664,3. tn yoy.

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