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Republican Forwarding Unitary Enterprise «BELINTERTRANS – Transport-Logistics Center» (i.e. BTLC State Enterprise) was established by integration of two largest organizations of the Belarusian Railway on March 2, 2009. The enterprise operates combining the terminal facilities of «Minskzheldortrans» and forwarding activities of «Belintertrans». Read more

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Riga port increased cargo turnover by 11% in 11 months

12 2011

Riga port in January-November 2011 increased cargo turnover by 11.3% over the corresponding period of 2010 - up to 30.96 million tons, according to the materials of the port.

Bulk cargoes accounted for the largest share of the Riga port’s cargo turnover in the reporting period - 18 million tons (12.9% to the level of 2010), including coal - 12.05 million tons (12.8%), chemical cargos - 1.55 million tons (24.9%), wood chips - 926.8 thousand tons (-15.6%), construction materials - 569.3 thousand tons (54.1%), grain - 469.2 thousand tons (38%).

In January-November 2011, the port handled 6.95 million tons of fluid cargo (+0.9%), including various oil products - 6.9 million tons (17.7%), liquefied natural gas - 48.3 thousand tons (23.5%).

During the period 6 million tons of general cargo were handled (+0.9%). While there was 2.89 million tons (18.9%) of cargo in the containers, 279.2 thousand TEU (+20,1%), 513.2 thousand tons of Ro-Ro cargo (-21%).

Following 11 months coal cargoes make up 38.9% of the total volume of transshipped cargo in the port, oil products - 22.3%, wood products -11.7%, container 8.9%, chemicals 5%.

Last month there was handled 2.82 million tons of cargo in Riga port, including bulk - 1.68 million tons, general cargos - 537.5 thousand tons, fluid cargos - 595.7 thousand tons.

According to the forecasts of the port authority, this year cargo turnover will be 34 million tons, which is 12% more than in 2010.

 

According to www.rzd-partner.ru