Russias Petersburg Oil Terminal has increased its throughput by almost 5%.
In January-September 2009 the terminal saw an increase of 4.6% year-on-year to 9.1 million tonnes including 6.5 million tonnes of dark oil products.
In September, Petersburg Oil Terminal increased transshipment of oil products by 23.3%, to 1.1 million tonnes with dark oil products accounting for 799,000 tonnes. The figure is up 211,000 tonnes against January-September 2008.
Petersburg Oil Terminal (POT) provides the services of transshipment and storage of oil products for export, as well as bunkering vessels.
In addition, the company conducts quality analysis of oil products, and accepts and treats slops discharged from vessels calling at the Port of St. Petersburg.