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

2016 07 21
Review of Cargo Handling in Klaipeda Seaport, at Butingės Terminal and Other Eastern Coast Baltic Seaports

Within the period of January – June of 2016 Klaipeda Seaport cargo handling turnover increased by 5,7 pct. to  19,94 mln tn, i.e.  more by 1 081,0 thou. tn comparing with the corresponding period of 2015.

According to the rankings of the change of cargo throughput estimated in percent (5,7 pct) and the increase of cargo handling volumes  estimated in tons (1 081,1 thou. tn) Klaipeda Seaport occupied the 3-rd standing in the list of the Eastern coast Baltic Seaports.

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

  • General cargo – 6 130,5  thou. tn were handled, +9,2 pct. or +514,3 thou. tn yoy;
  • Liquid cargo – 6 403,4 thou. tn were handled, +22,9 pct. or +1 194,5 thou. tn yoy;
  • Dry and bulk cargo – 7 403,4 thou. tn were handled, -7,8 pct. or -627,7 thou. tn yoy.

3 460 vessels were reported to call Klaipeda Seaport in January – June of 2016, i.e. more by 5,8 pct. or by 189 vessels comparing with January - June of 2015.  The Seaport accommodated 131 739 passengers, i.e., less by 4,8 pct. or by 6 602 passengers.

Cruise shipping. 19 cruise vessels with 21 578 passengers on board visited Klaipeda Seaport in May-June of the current year.

 

 

Made by:
Marketing Department specialist
Mantas Stončius
statistics@port.lt