Commercial Port of Vladivostok Handled Record Cargo Volumes – 7.7 Million Tons

04 October

Commercial port of Vladivostok (VMTP, part of FESCO Transportation Group) has set an absolute record in cargo volumes handled. For 9 months of 2018, the port handled more than 7.7 mln tons of various cargoes. This is 40% higher than the volumes compared to the same period in 2017 and the Port’s handling volumes for the whole record year of 2017 (7.5 million tons).

Container turnover for 9 months of 2018 increased by 15% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 393 thousand TEU, handling of vehicles by 74%, up to 43.7 thousand units, general cargo by 77%, up to 3.8 million tons. The average monthly volume of transshipment for 9 months of 2018 increased by 40% and reached 857.5 thousand tons per month.
VMTP regularly increases the speed of cargo handling: in three quarters of 2018, the Port handled 1 881 vessels (+18% compared to the previous year), 92.8 thousand cars (+49%), sent 819 container trains to various regions of Russia, Central Asia and Kazakhstan (+33%).
In 2017, VMTP handled record volume of cargo. For the first time in 120 years, it handled 7.5 million tons. VMTP plans to reach a new record of 10 million tons by the end of 2018.

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