Klaipeda Seaport Reports on Cargo Handling in March
OREANDA-NEWS. April 21, 2014. In March the results of cargo turnover in Klaipeda Seaport were quite near the best cargo handling results achieved throughout the entire period of the history of the Seaport – 3 234,3 thou. tn; the best month through the entire history of the Seaport was October of 2011 – 3 298,2 thou. tn.
The throughput in March of the current year increased by 24,2 pct. comparing with January of 2014 and by 12,9 pct. comparing with February of 2014.
1 142,5 thou,. tn of fertilizers were handled in March of 2014, i.e. more by +28,6 pct. or by 253,9 thou. tn comparing with March of 2013 and less only by -1,3 pct. comparing with the best result achieved in the handling of fertilizers – in August of 2011 the Seaport handled 1 157,5 thou. tn of fertilizers.
Container handling results in March of 2014 took the second place throughout the entire history of the Seaport: totally 39 861 TEU were handled, i.e. more by +22,7 pct. or bt 7 374 TEU comparing with March of 2013. The best results achieved in container handling per month were achieved in May of 2011 – 46 627
-Bulk natural and chemical fertilizers ( 951,2 thou. tn were handled, the yoy change was +35,1 pct. or +247,4 thou. tn);
-ore ( 198,5 thou. tn were handled, the yoy change was +9,6 times or +177,7 thou. tn);
-containerised cargoes (511,2 thou. tn were handled, the yoy change was +39,2 pct. or +144,1 thou. tn);
-oil products ( 401,2 thou. tn were transhiped, the yoy change was -57,9 pct. or -551,1 thou. tn)
were the categories of cargo that made the most significant impact on cargo handling turnover in March of the current year.