Posts tagged as ports

Container Traffic via Baltic Basin Ports in May 2021 Up 5%

Sunday, June 20, 2021

According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Baltic basin ports in May 2021 increased by 5% year-on-year. Export was up 4.5%, import declined by 1.1%. Transit made 7 thousand TEU, with Kaliningrad handling the entire volume. The share of the Baltic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in May 2021 amounted to 44.5%. Laden container throughput grew by 10.6%…

Urals oil exports from Baltic ports June 1-5 set to fall 22pc mth/mth

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Combined Urals exports from the ports of Primorsk and Ust-Luga will decline by 22% in June 1-5 compared to May 1-5, Reuters calculations showed. Russian Urals oil exports from Baltic ports are set to decline to 700,000 tonnes for June 1-5 from 900,000 million tonnes for May 1-5, a schedule seen by Reuters showed. Combined Urals exports from the ports of Primorsk and Ust-Luga will decline by 22% in June…

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the party would campaign to stay in the EU if a referendum was called by whoever succeeds Prime Minister Theresa May. She announced her resignation last month after failing to get Parliament to…

Klaipedos Smelte: we’re becoming global container handling port

Saturday, June 23, 2018

The Lithuanian port of Klaipeda is becoming a global container handling port and hopes to improve its handling results, says Rimantas Juska, head of Klaipedos Smelte, a cargo handling company in the port of Klaipeda, indirectly managed by international shipping company Mediterranean Shipping Company, informs LETA/BNS. In his words, the port is receiving a growing number of large container vessels, and MSC has announced recently its decision to start transshipment…