The best result of February throughout the overall history of the Port

2011 03 04
The best result of February throughout the overall history of the Port
In February of 2011 KlaipėdaPort handled 2,92 million tons of seaborne cargo. i.e. more by 25,4 percent than in February of 2010. It is the best result of February throughout the overall history of the Port.
Cargo handling in February of 2010 and 2011, in tons
Cargo
Volumes
Change in percent
02 of 2010
02 of 2011
Totally
2 329 346,3
2 921 669,3
+25,4
Liquefied cargo
665 610,9
956 387,8
+43,7
Bulk and dry cargo
933 403,0
1 143 678,7
+22,5
General cargo
730 332,4
821 602,8
+12,5
Containerised cargo (TEU)
20 328
25 168
+23,8
Ro-Ro cargo (units)
14 287
18 947
+32,6
Ships
489
483
-1,2
Passengers
12 480
16 206
+29,9
Containerised cargo (TEU)
702 534,8
702 433,2
-0,02
According to cargo groups in February :
- general cargo increased by +12,5pct., totally 821,6 thousand tons were handled
- dry and bulk cargo increased by +22,5 pct., totally 1 143,7 thousand tons  were handled
- liquefied cargo increased by +43,7 pct., totally 956,4 thousand tons were handled
In terms of the types of handled cargo the highest growing rates were recorded in containerised and Ro – Ro cargo sector. Ro – Ro cargo handling volumes successfully maintain growing tendencies calculating both in tons and units. 389,0 thousand tons, i.e. more by 29,0 percent, or by 87,5 thousand tons were handled in February of 2011. Calculating in units 18 947 units, i.e. more by 32,6 percent or by 4 660 units were handled comparing with February of the previous year.
In February of this year containerised cargo handling volumes (calculating in TEU) 25 168 TEU, i.e. more by 23,8 percent if to compare with the corresponding month of 2010. In terms of tonnage the turnover of containerised cargo handling increased as well. Calculating in tons the growth was 0,4 percent, totally 276,8 thousand tons were handled.
In February of this year 16 206 thousand passengers, i.e. more by 29,9 percent, or by 3 726 passenger Klaipėda Port. than during the corresponding month of 2010, visited
483 ships, i.e. less by 1,2 percent or by 6 ships comparing with the corresponding month of the previous year called Klaipėda port in February of 2011.
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