Cargo turnover of Klaipeda port in March grew by 12.9%

In March 2014, 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% comparing with January of 2014 and by 12,9% comparing with February of 2014.

1 142,5 thou,. tn of fertilizers were handled in March of 2014, i.e. more by +28,6% or by 253,9 thou. tn comparing with March of 2013 and less only by -1,3% 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% or 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.