Cargo handling amounts in Klaipėda State Seaport have grown by 13.2% this year


2010 08 04

This year at Klaipėda Seaport the tendency of growth has stabilised in cargo transportation by ferries (in tons and units as well). In July the total amount of handled ro-ro cargo reached 355.4 thousand tons, which is by 32.3% more than in July last year.   
The record growth of handling ro-ro cargo units has been reached presently. The total amount of loaded 22 509 units of wheeled mechanisms shows the growth rate exceeding the last year index by 32.9 %. This is the highest index not only from the beginning of the year, but from the year 2009 as well. 
Klaipėda Seaport is also improving the 2009 index of loading of containerised cargo. In July 2010, the amount of handling containerised cargo has reached 23 158 TEU, which is by 12.5% more than in July last year.