Cryogas JSC has embarked on construction of a terminal for production, storage and shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the port of Vysotsk with annual capacity of 660,000 tonnes of LNG (two turns of 330,000 tonnes each).

Infrastructure facilities being built under the project foresee expansion of production to 1.3 million tonnes of LNG per year.

In January-October 2020, the port of Vysotsk handled 15,050,600 tonnes of cargo, which is 7 percent less compared with the same period of the previous year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.

Handling of liquid bulk cargo decreased by 11 percent to 9,709,800 tonnes including 9,308,800 tonnes of oil products (-12 percent) and 401,000 tonnes of liquefied gas which grew by 37 percent.

In the reporting period, transhipment of coal and coke climbed by 2 percent, year-on-year, to 5,340,800 tonnes.

In 2019, the port of Vysotsk handled 19.40 million tonnes of cargo (+3 percent, year-on-year).

Port of Vysotsk is located in the Leningrad region of Russia. There are two stevedoring company operating at the port: Port Vysotsky LLC and RPK-Vysotsk-LUKOIL-II LLC. In May 2012, the Russian government decided to expand the Vysotsk port territory, including in its boundaries the land and adjacent waters occupied by facilities of a general cargo terminal under construction. The terminal capacity is projected to reach 3 million tonnes a year.

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17th November 2020