In February 2013 the cargo turnover has increased by 31.0 percent

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In February 2013 the cargo turnover has increased by 31.0 percent

In February 2013 in the Port of Klaipėda and Butingė Terminal 3.73 mln. tones were handled, that makes 24.6 percent or at 736.7 thous. Tones more than in February 2012. Turnover in the Port of Klaipėda reached 3.13 mln. tones, variation +31.0 percent or +740.2 thous. tones. In February 2013 average daily turnover rate was incredible –111.8 thous. Tones.

The increase was mainly impacted by the turnover of  fertilizers (855.1 thous. tones were handled, +47.4 percent. arba +274.9 thous. tones), agricultural products (325.0 thous. tones were handled, +5.4 times or +264.4 thous. tones), and oil products (805.9 thous. tones were handled, +20.5 percent or +137.3 thous. tones). In February 2013 there was growth of container turnover in the Port of Klaipėda –32 415 TEU were handled, variation +6.2 percent or +1 890 TEU. Increase of Ro-ro cargoes made 2.6 percent or +476 pcs., totally in February 2013 18 609 pcs. of ro-ro cargoes were handled.

In January 2013 handling of ore has much decreased – 44.7 thous. tones (-41.9 percent or -32.2 thous. tones).

 

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