CTSP grows container throughput by 12%

CTSP grows container throughput by 12%

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In 2018, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg handled 722,000 TEUs, 12% more than the volume of 2017.

In the reporting period, exports totaled 373,600 TEUs, a 5-percent gain on 2017 figures. Imports grew by 21% y-o-y to 348,500 TEUs.

In May, the terminal handed 73,000 TEUs, which is a record monthly result of CTSP.

In 2018, the number of calls totaled 540 with average shipload of 1,337 TEUs (up 27% versus 1,087 TEUs in 2017). 

Container shipments by railway transport accounted for 26% of the terminal’s total cargo throughput.

CTSP retains its leadership among container terminals of Russia. The terminal’s market share in Saint-Petersburg and Ust-Luga in 2018 made 33%, in the Baltic Basin – 29%, in Russia – 14%.

CTSP, which is owned by UCL Port, is a modern facility specializing in handling of all types of container cargo, including refrigerated containers, oversize and hazardous cargoes.