2015 – the best year within the entire history of Klaipeda Seaport

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2015 – the best year within the entire history of Klaipeda Seaport

Pursuant to preliminary  data as of the 4th of  January 2016  the cargo handling turnover in Klaipeda Seaport in December of 2015 increased by 10,5 pct.  or by 314,0 thou. tn to 3,30  mln tn comparing with December of 2014.

Within the period of January – December of 2015 the cargo handling turnover in Klaipeda Seaport reached 38,44 mln tn, i.e., more by 5,6 pct. or by 2,03 mln tn comparing with January –December of 2014. It is absolutely the best annual cargo handling result of Klaipeda Seaport. It means more by 5,0 pct. or by 1,85 mln tn  than the previous record  achieved  in 2011 when 36,59 mln tn of cargo were handled.

Year-on-year changes of the overall turnover  in December of 2015 according to cargo types:

  • Liquid cargo – 1 004,7  thou. tn were handled, +22,3 pct. or +183,0 thou. tn yoy;
  • General cargo – 883,7 thou. tn were handled, -3,3pct. or -30,3 thou. tn yoy;
  • Dry and bulk cargo – 1 412,8 thou. tn were handled, + 12,9 pct.  or + 161,2 thou. tn yoy.