Throughput of the Sea Port of St. Petersburg up 21% in Q1 07, y-o-y

In January-March 2007, Seaport of St. Petersburg handled 2747 thou tons (+21%), the port’s Direction on Internal and External Communications reports. First Stevedoring Company handled 1128 thou tons, Second Stevedoring Company - 496 thou tons, Stevedoring Timber Company - 135 thou tons, Forth Stevedoring Company - 987 thou tons. The highest volumes fall on transshipment of bulk cargo (1054 thou tons) and packaged goods (1254 thou tons). Group of Companies of the Sea Port of Saint Petersburg includes First Stevedoring Company CJSC, Second Stevedoring Company CJSC, Forth Stevedoring Company CJSC and a number of service companies.