Record cargo turnover in Klaipėda port in 2006 *

2007 01 04
 
Cargo
Stevedoring
2006 / 2005,
2005 01-12
2006 01-12
%
Total (t):
21 793 965.5
23 547 382.4
108.0
Liquid cargo
7 214 522.4
8 158 128.1
113.1
Bulk and dry bulk cargo
7 462 909.7
7 437 174.5
99.7
General cargo
7 116 533.4
7 952 079.8
111.7
 
 
 
 
Containers (TEU)
214 307
231 548
108.0
Ro-ro catgo (units)
165 838
203 226
122.5
Ships
8 237
7 689
93.3
Passengers, including:
214 370
240 198
112.0
                  Cruise vessel passengers
24 107
25 014
103.8
Būtingė terminal
6 126 920.0
5 888 446.4
96.1
 
                      The biggest cargo volumes were handled in Klaipėda port during all the history of independent port activities.  23,55 million tons of cargo was handled in 2006 * and it is by 8,0 percent more than during 2005.
                      The biggest volumes of growth were reached in 2006 in handling bulk fertilizers (+29,3 percent.), ro-ro units  (+29,1 percent) and oil products  (+17,1 percent)in comparison with  2005 m.
                     
Cargo turnover in Klaipėda port in December  2006
         
Cargo
Stevedoring
2006 / 2005,
2005
2006
%
Total (t):
2 138 445.7
2 056 525.0
96.2
Liquid cargo
713 961.1
559 629.6
78.4
Bulk and dry bulk cargo
820 665.9
761 395.2
92.8
General cargo
603 818.7
735 500.2
121.8
 
Permanently growing oil products handling predetermined the growth of liquid cargo turnover (5,78 million tons of liquid cargo was handled in 2005 and in 2006 – 6,77 million tons, change +17,1 percent). UAB ,,Krovinių terminalas” which started its activities in March 2006 stevedored more than  1,43 million tons of oil products.
                      Increasing flows of bulk fertilizers and peat influenced the growth of bulk and dry bulk cargo. During 2006 3,91 million tons of bulk fertilizers were handled in Klaipėda port  (3,02 million tons in 2005) or by 29,3 percent more.
                      Container handling increased during the last quarter of the year and it allowed to exceed by 8,0 percent the volumes of  2005.23,5 thousand TEU was handled during December 2006 and it is the biggest monthly volume of 2006.
Permanently growing stevedoring of trailers, auto-trailers, automobiles and trucks predetermined the growth of ro-ro units (change+22,5 percent) in Klaipėda port.
                      The total figure of passengers served in the port in 2006 increased by 12,0 percent and made  240,2 thousand.
                             It is further on observed the tendency in Klaipėda port to accommodate bigger tonnage vessels. Though during 2006 there called them by 6,7 percent less, cargo handling volume increased by 8,0 percent.
 
 
* preliminary cargo handling results of  2006  (2007-01-04)
 
  
E. Kateiva
Marketing department            
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