Cargo throughput in the Seaport of Vyborg increased by 60% in 2021
Published by Jessica Casey,
In 2021, Port Logistics Ltd increased transhipment volumes in the Seaport of Vyborg by 60%. Such results were reached mainly due to the 2.6 times growth of coal and coke transhipment. Transhipment of mineral fertilizers, the second largest type of cargo, also increased by 17%.
The Seaport of Vyborg cargo throughput amounted to 1.82 million t in 2021. It is 60% higher than in the same period in 2020.
The volume of bulk cargo transhipment increased by 66% up to 965 800 t. In particular, transhipment of coal and coke increased up to 454 600 t, which is approximately 2.6 times growth and transhipment of mineral fertilizers increased by 17% up to 422 600 t. Other bulk cargoes showed 2.6 times growth – up to 88 600 t.
Comparing to the level of January-December 2020, the general cargo transhipment volume increased by 18% and amounted to 94 100 t, while processing of bulk (chemical) cargo increased by 73% up to 16 9 000 t.
Such growth of cargo throughput in January – December 2021 is a result of the global trend – increasing demand for coal and coke. In 2021, Port Logistics Ltd (Seaport of Vyborg) signed contracts with coal and coke exporters, operating in European countries such as Sweden and Poland, and other countries of the Baltic region. Moreover, thanks to the cooperation of Port Logistics Ltd and Terminal Ltd (the company, whose technological complex is connected with the seaport of Vyborg), work on transhipment of liquid non-dangerous bulk at berth No. 13 has resumed in its full amount.
Port Logistics Ltd is a stevedoring company and a sole operator in the Seaport of Vyborg. The company provides transhipment of various general cargo, dry and liquid bulk (mineral fertilizers, pellets, coal, ore, timber, scrap metal, aluminium hydroxide), chemical liquid bulk.
Read the article online at: https://www.drybulkmagazine.com/ports-terminals/21022022/cargo-throughput-in-the-seaport-of-vyborg-increased-by-60-in-2021/
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