More cargo in the port of Klaipeda

2005 11 07
17.71 million tons of cargoes were handled during ten months this year, i.e. 5.7 % more in comparison with the same period in 2004.
 
1.86 million tons of cargoes were handled in the port of Klaipeda in October, i.e. 7.1 % more than in the same period last year.
 
According to cargo type handling of bulk cargo increased (by + 15.9 % up to 5 964.0 thousand tons) as well as general cargo (by + 10.0 % up to 5 898.6 thousand tons), however handling of liquid cargo decreased (by - 6.3 % up to 5 851.5 thousand tons) no matter the fact that handling of liquid fertilizers increased by + 19.0 % up to 983.3 thousand tons in comparison with previous year.
 
During January – October 175 534 TEU containers were handled. Container handling volumes increased by + 24.7 % in comparison with previous year.
 
Handling of fertilizers in the port of Klaipeda increased by + 20.4 % (up to 3 607.0 million tons). While comparing corresponding periods of this year and previous year handling of bulk fertilizers increased by + 19.0 % (up to 2 322.0 thousand tons), packed fertilizers – by + 43.6 % (up to 301.4 thousand tons).
 
The total of grain handled is a 5-fold increase (up to 520.5 thousand tons) during ten months this year, handling of perishable products increased 1.5-fold (up to 391.8 thousand tons), iron and steel (up to 367.7 thousand tons), cement (up to 174.6 thousand tons)
 
 
Cargo
Handling
Comparison 2005/2004 %. (+,-)
2004 m. 1-10 mėn.
2005 m. 1-10    mėn.
Liquid cargo
6 247,0
5 854,5
-6,3
Bulk cargo
5 144,2
5 964,0
15,9
General cargo
5 364,1
5 898,6
10,0
Total (thousand tons):
16 755,3
17 717,1
5,7
Rail wagons (units)
6 038
4 798
-21
Road transport vehicles, Total (units):
126 282
136 811
8
     autotrailers, lorries (units)
78 104
60 256
-23
     trailers, roltrailers (units)
16 243
40 018
146
     autos, mikrobuses (units)
24 132
36 403
51
     other transport vehicles (units)
7 803
134
-98
Containers (TEU)
140 754
175 534
25
Passengers
155 728
190 830
23
 
 
 
 
 
 
cruise passengers
14 206
24 107
70
Būtingė SPM (thousand tons)
6 547,3
4 901,2
-25
 
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