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Klaipeda remains Baltics’ No 1 container port; Riga comes 2nd

Klaipeda remained the number one seaport in the Baltic countries in terms of container handling in January through August, the port’s authority said, cites LETA/BNS.

The Lithuanian port handled 294,400 TEUs during the eight months, up 3.2% from 285,400 in the same period last year.

TEU traffic in Riga Freeport increased by 13.5% to 281,900 and Tallinn posted a 5.4% rise to 138,300 units. The Latvian port of Liepaja saw its TEU traffic double to 2,800 units.

Annual TEU traffic via Klaipeda grew by 12.9% in 2016 compared with 2015 to reach 443,300 units.

Container handling in the Eastern Coast Baltic Seaports, in TEU

 

Port Volumes Yoy change in pct. Yoy change in TEU
01-07 of 2016 01-07 of 2017
Totally: 1 754 771 1 921 875 9,5 167 104
Saint Petersburg 1 023 910 1 114 314 8,8 90 404
Klaipeda 250 030 256 094 2,4 6 064
Riga 215 496 245 161 13,8 29 665
Tallinn 106 244 139 037 30,9 32 793
Kaliningrad 112 844 121 899 8,0 9 055
Ust Luga 45 079 42 866 -4,9 -2 213
Liepaja 1 168 2 504 114,4 1 336
Ventspils 0 0 0

 

Cargo handling in the Eastern Coast Baltic Seaports, in thou. tn

 

Port Volumes Yoy change

in pct.

Yoy change in thou. tn
01-07 of 2016 01-07 of 2017
Totally: 212 257,2 221 928,5 4,6 9 671,3
Ust Luga 52 815,8 58 890,8 11,5 6 075,0
Primorsk 37 669,0 35 672,9 -5,3 -1 996,1
Saint Petersburg 27 902,4 30 347,1 8,8 2 444,7
Klaipeda Seaport 23 228,2 24 020,2 3,4 792,0
Butinges terminal 5 204,7 5 377,3 3,3 172,6
Riga 21 230,1 19 990,1 -5,8 -1 240,0
Ventspils 11 473,0 13 578,0 18,3 2 105,0
Tallinn 12 335,2 11 409,6 -7,5 -925,6
Vysotsk 9 684,0 10 525,9 8,7 841,9
Kaliningrad 6 976,8 7 686,6 10,2 709,8
Liepaja 3 023,8 3 674,5 21,5 650,7
Vyborg 714,2 755,5 5,8 41,3

Source: Baltic Course

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