Cargo handling in Klaipėda port

2010 12 07
Cargo handling in Klaipėda port
KlaipėdaPort is rapidly moving towards the record data of cargo handling. 28,5 million tons of marine cargo or more by 13,6 percent comparing with the corresponding period of 2009 were handled in the Port.
In November of 2010 KlaipedaPort cargo handling reached its highest record level. It is the highest result of month cargo handling during the overall Port history. This month 3,1 million tons of cargo in total were handled i.e. more  by 22,0 percent if to compare with the corresponding period of the last year.
Cargo handling in November of 2009 and 2010 , in tons
Cargo
Volumes
Change in percent
11 2009
11 2010
Totally
2 541 485,6
3 101 162,2
+22,0
Liquefied cargoes
887 441,5
1 147 938,1
+29,4
Bry and bulk cargoes
916 986,8
1 096 264,3
+19,6
General cargoes
737 057,3
856 959,8
+16,3
Containerised cargoes (TEU)
19 852
26 534
+33,7
Ro-Ro cargoes (units)
16 436
19 263
+17,2
Ships
680
802
+17,9
Passengers
14 087
17042
+21,0
Būtingės Terminal
800 456,9
899 883,4
+12,4
In terms of cargo groups the handling volumes of all cargo groups increased in all cargo groups:
Liquefied cargoes +29,4 percent, totally 1 147,9 thousand tons of cargo were handled,
Dry and bulk cargoes +19,6percent, totally 1 096,3 thousand tons of cargo were handled,
General cargoes +16,3percent, totally 857,0 thousand tons of cargo were handled.
In terms of cargo types the handling volumes of containerised and Ro – Ro cargoes increased. Volumes of Ro – Ro cargo handling, calculating both in tons and units, successfully maintain their growth tendencies. 385,5 thousand tons were handled in November of 2010, and this number constitutes 17,3 percent of growth. Calculating in units 19 263 units, i.e., more by +17,2 percent were handled comparing with November of the last year.
In November of this year container handling volumes (calculating in TEU) were 26 534 TEU, that is more by 33,7 percent comparing with the corresponding period of 2009. The increase of containerised cargo, calculating in tons, made +19,2 percent, totally 291,3 thousand tons were handled.
In November of this year 17,0 thousand passengers visited Klaipėda,i. e., more by 21,0 percent than during the corresponding period of 2009.
802 ships, i.e., more by 17,9 percent comparing with the corresponding period of the previousyear, called Klaipėda Port in November of this year.
Būtingės Terminal transhipped 899,9 thousand tons, this is more by 12,4 percent comparing with November of 2009.