The Rosterminalugol coal handling facility in the Russian Baltic port of Ust-Luga announced that it had handled its 10 millionth tonne of coal on 17 September 2012. This compares to just 8mt (million tonnes) handled by the same date in 2011. The facility, which has a nominal capacity of just 8mt, so throughput rise by 45.3% last year to 10.9 million tonnes.