Review of Cargo Handling in Klaipeda Seaport, at Butingės Terminal and Other Eastern Coast Baltic Seaports

2016 06 28
Review of Cargo Handling in Klaipeda Seaport, at Butingės Terminal and Other Eastern Coast Baltic Seaports

Within the period of January – May of 2016 Klaipeda Seaport cargo handling turnover increased by 7,3 pct. to  16,69 mln tn, i.e.  more by 1 129,7 thou. tn comparing with the corresponding period of 2015.

According to the rankings of the change of cargo throughput estimated in percent (7,3 pct) the Seaport of Klaipeda occupied the 2-nd standing in the list of the Eastern coast Baltic Seaports and according to the increase of cargo handling volumes  estimated in tons (1 129,7 thou. tn) Klaipeda Seaport occupied the 3-rd position in the list.

Year-on-year changes of overall turnover  according to cargo types:

  • General cargo – 5 114,6  thou. tn were handled, +11,1 pct. or +509,3 thou. tn yoy;
  • Liquid cargo – 5 366,6 thou. tn were handled, +23,2 pct. or +1 012,0 thou. tn yoy;
  • Dry and bulk cargo – 6 210,8 thou. tn were handled, -5,9 pct. or -391,5 thou. tn yoy.

2 845 vessels were reported to call Klaipeda Seaport in January – May of 2016, i.e. more by 7,2 pct. or by 190 vessels comparing with January - May of 2015.  The Seaport accommodated 80 427 passengers, i.e., less by 9,1 pct. or by 8 006 passengers.

Cruise shipping. On the 9-th of May, 2016 the cruise season was launched - the Seaport accommodated the cruise liner “MSC Opera”. 5 cruise vessels with 7 370 passengers on board have visited Klaipeda Seaport in May of the current year.

 

 

Made by:

Marketing specialist
Mantas Stončius
statistics@port.lt