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Ten records achieved in Klaipeda Seaport in 2014

2015 01 30
Ten records achieved in Klaipeda Seaport in 2014

2014 was marked by the abundance of records set in Klaipeda Seaport. The year has been considered to be the record year both due to received revenue and the record throughput of fertilizers, containers, grain and ore and  the impressive number of passengers calling the Seaport. In line Klaipeda Seaport received vessels record holders in 2014.

HISTORICAL RECORDS
REVENUE
50 mln. Eur

Comparing with 2013 increased by 4 mln Euros.

The previous record was achieved in 2011 (48,5 mln Eur.)
HANDLING OF FERTILIZERS
11,94 mln. t Comparing with 2013 increased more by the third  (+39,2 pct. or +3,36 mln tn).
The previous record was achieved in 2011  (11,61 mln tn).
CONTAINER HANDLING

5,61 mln. tn

450 428 TEU

Comparing with 2013  increased nearly by the quarter  (+23,0 pct. or +1,05 mln tn).
The previous record was achieved in 2013 (402 728 TEU)
GRAIN HANDLING
2,89 mln. tn
Comparing with 2013 increased nearly by the third   (+27,9 pct. or 629,7 thou. tn).
The previous record was achieved in 2013  (2,26 mln tn)
ORE HANDLING
1,06 mln. tn Comparing with 2013 increased by 5,2 pct. (+ 52,5 thou tn.).
The previous record was achieved in 2013   (1,0 mln tn)
THE NUMBER OF PASSANGERS
344 837 Comparing with 2013 increased more by the fifth (+23,0 pct. arba +64 571 ).
The previous record was achieved in 2012 (340 067)
THE NUMBER OF CRUISE PASSENGERS
57 797 Comparing with 2013 increased by 76,4 pct. (more by 25 thou.).
The previous record was achieved in 2013 (32 757)

OCTOBER WAS THE ABSOLUTE RECORD HOLDER MONTH

3,65 mln. tn Comparing with October of 2013 cargo handling turnover increased by 24,3 pct. (more by 713,6 thou. tn than in October of 2013).
The previous record was set in October of 2011 (3 298,2 thou. tn)
VESSELS RECORD-HOLDERS
HISTORICAL RECORDS
THE LONGEST VESSEL

„Celebrity Eclipse“

Length – 317 m, beam – 37 m, height– 61 m.

It has been the longest vessel calling the Seaport within the entire history of Klaipeda Port. Her length equals the length of three football fields and in the height the vessel is higher than the twenty – storey house. This impressive parameter vessel is capable to accommodate the number of passengers equal to the number of Lazdiju inhabitants (appox. 4400). This cruise liner can accommodate maximum 3150 passengers and 1250 crew members on board.
CARGO WEITHG RECORD OF ALL- TIME

„HS Alcina“

The tanker 274 metres in length carried out 104 086 tons of fuel oil.

The tanker flying the Liberian flag was loaded till the draught of 12,7 metres at the quay No.2 operated by SC „Klaipedos nafta“. The fuel oil was to be transported to Singapore. By then the tanker „Aegean Harmony“ was treated as the record tanker that carried  92 thou. 319 tn of oil products from Klaipeda Seaport in November of the last year.
VESSEL THAT CARRIED OUT THE MOST ABUNDANT AMOUNT OF GRAIN

„Piera“

The vessel 229,5  metres in length carried out 74 tons of wheat.

Within the entire history of Klaipeda Seaport the most abundant by then amount of Lithuanian grain designated for export was loaded on the vessel. The vessel was berthed and loaded at the quay No. 67a of the universal agribulk export-import terminal   operated by Klaipeda Stevedoring Company „Bega“. Totally 74 thou. tn of wheat were loaded. This amount estimated in rail wagons should constitute approx. 1100 rail wagons or a railway train   over 16 kilometres in length.