Cargo handling in Klaipėda port in March of 2012

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CARGO HANDLING IN KLAIPĖDA PORT
March of 2012
 
THE CARGO OVERALL TURNOVER IN THE PORT
HAS STARTED SPEEDING UP
 
               In March of 2012 2,98 million tons of sea - born cargo, i.e. more by 30,0 thousand tons or by 1,0 percent if to compare with the corresponding period of 2011 was handled in Klaipėda Port.
699,5 thousand tons of oil were imported via Būtinges Terminal in March of the current year.
 
 
 
Cargo handling in March of 2011 and 2012 in tons
Cargo
Volumes (in tons)
Yoy change in percent.
03 of 2011
03 of 2012
Total turnover
2 951 356,5
2 981 390,2
+1,0
Liquid cargoes
745 461,0
958 738,0
+28,6
Dry and bulk cargoes
1 156 356,0
1 052 069,5
-9,0
General cargoes
1 049 539,5
970 582,7
-7,5
 
Cargoes constituting 80,2 percent (March of 2012) of overall cargo turnover in Klaipėda Port
Oil products
601 472,6
785 071,2
+30,5
Fertilizers
909 406,4
793 297,2
-12,7
Ro-ro cargo
433 454,6
418 474,0
-3,4
Ro-ro cargo (units)
21 724
22 011
+1,3
Containerised cargo
422 511,5
396 322,8
-6,2
Containerised cargo (TEU)
38 116
28 686
-24,7
 
 
 
 
Būtingės terminal
499 636,5
699 540,8
+40,0
 
 
Volumes ( in units)
Yoy change in percent.
 
03 of 2011
03 of 2012
 
Vessels calling the Port, including:
584
594
+1,7
 
Vessels operating on international routes
410
428
+4,3
 
Vessels operating on local routes
174
166
-4,5
 
Passengers, including:
18 949
21 188
11,8
 
Cruise ships passengers
0
0
0
 
 
 
According to cargo groups in March
Liquid cargoes increased by+28,6 pct., totally 958,7 thousand tons were handled
 
Dry and bulk cargoes decreased by -9,0 pct., totally 1 052,1 thousand tons were handled.
General cargo decreased by -7,5 pct., totally 970,5 thousand tons were
handled.
 
Handling volumes of oil products in March of 2012 were 958,7 thousand tons, the year-on-year change is +28,6 percent year-on-year or more by 213,2 thousand tons comparing with the corresponding period of 2011.
The handling turnover of fertilizers in March of 2012 was 793,2thousand tons, i.e. less by -12,7 percent year-on-yearor by 116,1 thousand tons comparing with the corresponding period of 2011.
418,4 thousand tons of Ro-Ro cargo,i.e. less by -3,5 percent year-on-yearor by 14,9 thousand tons comparing with thecorresponding period of the previous yearwere handled in March of 2012. Calculating in units 22 011 units of this category of cargo, i.e. more by +1,3 percent year-on-yearor by 287 units were handled in the Port comparing with March of the previous year. Volumes of containerised cargohandling (calculating in TEU) were 28 686 TEU, i.e. less by -24,7 percent year-on-year or by -9 430 TEU thanduring the corresponding period of 2011. In terms of tonnage the turnover of containerised cargo handlingmarked a decreaseas well. Calculating in tons the drop rate was-6,2 percent year-on-yearor -26,1 thousand tons comparing with the corresponding period of 2011, in total 418,4thousand tons were handled.
Throughout March of this year 21 188passengers, i.e. more by 11,8 percent year-on-yearor by 2 239 passengers than during the corresponding month of 2011 visited Klaipėda Port.
594 vessels, i.e. more by +1,7 percent year-on-year or by 10 vessels than during the corresponding period of 2011, were registered in the Port of Klaipėda in March of 2012.
 
 
11.04.2012
 
Dalia Gun
Marketing specialist
Marketing department
Klaipeda State Seaport Authority
Tel. +370 (46) 499 757, Fax +370 (46) 499 625
Mob. +370 (620) 25579
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