Export via Russia’s port Ust-Luga in the Baltic grew 26.8% year-on-year to make 10.4 mn tons of cargo.
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the major export commodities in Ust-Luga are coal and coke accounting for 32.7% of the total throughput, crude oil (27%) and oil products (26.7%).
The export commodities that grew the most were liquid chemicals (up 6.3-folr to 916.4 thousand tons), crude oil (up 76% to 2.8 mn tons), liquefied gas (up 41% to 66.2 thousand tons), and oil products (up 14.3% to 2.8 mn tons).
Coal and coke exports via Ust-Luga declined 8.8% down to 3.4 mn tons.
Export freight traffic via Ust-Luga was up 15.5% year-on-year in April 2022, up 15% in May and up 21.6% in June.