Cargo handling in February of 2014

2014 03 06
Cargo handling in February of 2014

3,3 million tons of seaborne cargo were handled totally in Klaipeda Seaport and at Butinges Terminal in February of 2014: the cargo handling turnover in Klaipėda Port was 2,8 mln. tn, (the year – on - year change was -12 pct. or -382,5 thou. tn) and -0,5 mln. tn of cargo were handled at  Būtingės terminal (the year – on - year change was -16 pct. or -95,8 thou. tn).

The most significant cargo throughput in February of the current year comparing with the second month of 2013 was recorded in the group of general cargo: totally 939,5 thou. tn were handled, i.e. +12,5 pct. or +104,3 thou. tn. Such a positive change was reached due to significantly increased turnover of containerised cargoes -in terms of tonnage it increased by +27,8 pct. or by +96,1 thou. tn to 441,2 thou. tn and in terms of TEU it increased by +9 pct. or by +2 923 TEU to 35 338.

-Bulk natural and chemical fertilizers ( 676,2 thou. tn were transhiped, the yoy change was +3,6 pct. or +23,3 thou. tn);
-ore ( 108,2 thou. tn were handled,  the yoy change was  +142,2pct.  or +63,5 thou. tn);
-oil products ( 439,5 thou. tn were transhiped, the yoy change was -45,5 pct. or -3664,4 thou. tn);
-Ro-Ro cargoes (348,7 thou. tn were handled, the yoy change was -4,9 pct. or -17,9 thou. tn) were the categories of cargo that made the greatest impact on cargo handling turnover in February  of the current year.

Jurga Daujotiene
Marketing specialist
Klaipeda State Seaport Authority
J. Janonio str. 24, LT-92251 Klaipeda, Lithuania
Tel. +370 46 499 750, fax +370 46 499625
E-mail statistics@port.lt