Results of 1st half of the year

During January – June of year 2018, KTG terminals loaded more than 2,5 million tons of different cargo.

First half of the year was very good for “Klaipeda container terminal” (KKT). Company loaded 17% more cargo than on the same period last year. It is the best result  in the history of KKT. Container handling grew by 18% reaching 162,591 TEU. General capacity of the terminal enables to reload 450,000 TEU per year.

Reconstruction of the quay and dredging Mallku bay project started in 2018 will upgrade the terminal infrastructure. Once the project is completed terminal throughput will grow up to 650,000 TEU. Then KKT will be able to service up to 8,000 TEU vessels with 13 m. draft.

Stevedoring of general cargo in KKT was 14% up and reached 370,498 tons.

,,Malku ilankos terminal” (MIT)  increased volume of timber handling 51% , reaching more than 157 000 tons. Growth is associated with strongly recovering paper industry and increasing demand for packaging paper (cardboard) in the world.

During 1H of the year KTG terminals loaded cargo on more than 500 vessels, it is 27% more than in Y 2017. Total volume of cargo increased 16%.

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