JSC Timber Terminal «Factor» Ust-Luga

The only specialized timber cargo transshipment terminal in the Russian Baltic

Cargo Transshipment Ust-Luga


Main services

  • Accumulation, storage, sorting and preparation of ship consignments for loading on vessels;
  • Acceptance and dispatch of cargo by railway and automobile transport;
  • Stuffing-unstuffing of containers;
  • Loading-unloading of vessels.

Types of cargo

  • Round wood;
  • Sawn timber;
  • Wood pellets;
  • Technological and fuel chips;
  • General, bulk and unitized cargo.

Areas of activity

  • Organization of customs clearance;
  • Intraport forwarding of goods;
  • Transport forwarding;
  • Ship’s agency service.

In the territory

  • Check point through the State border;
  • Customs control;
  • Phytosanitary control;
  • Migration control;
  • Harbour Master Department;
  • Pilot of the port;
  • Transport police.

About Terminal

Timber Terminal «Factor» was established on the basis of assets JSC «Refholodflot» in 1997. The first ship with a cargo of round wood departed from the Terminal to the Scandinavian client on July 29th in 1997.
During the period from 2004 to 2007 our Company together with Federal State Unitary Enterprise «Rosmorport» implemented the program of dredging the navigation channel to the berths of Timber Terminal «Factor», which resulted in opening of year-round navigation by vessels with a displacement of 5,000 tons.

Scheme of the Forest Terminal «Factor»

Our warehouses

Grain warehouse

Grain warehouse

Soda warehouse

Soda warehouse

Biofuel warehouse

Biofuel warehouse

Forest warehouse

Timber warehouse

Cooperation in the development of cargo transshipment


Dear colleagues, partners and customers, JSC Timber Terminal «Factor» is looking for cooperation with all interested parties in the field of cargo transshipment in the Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga.


Our company, being the single specialized terminal for transshipment timber cargo on the Russian Baltic Sea, offers a personalized and high quality service up to the world standards.

Terminal FACTOR in figures

Cargo turnover, thousand units
Biofuel cargo turnover, thousand units
The area of biofuel warehouses, m2
Work experience, years

Biofuel warehouse — pellets


There are 8 biofuel warehouses (a joint project with FORTUM).

  • loading speed of 3000 tons/day;
  • reduction in freight costs by 1 euro/ton;
  • reduction of port operating expenses;
  • cargo turnover up to 200 thousand/year and the possibility of receiving cargo in bulk.

We accept container trains, the Ust-Luga railway station is open for operations with containers.


The area of warehouses is 11500 m2, capacity is 31.2 thousand tons.


The evolution of pellet transportation: big-bags, MK 14-10, pellets in bulk → covered wagons, semi wagons.


Reception of containers according to paragraphs 8n, 10n, 11n, 12n.

Activities of the Terminal Factor


Transshipment of the timber cargo — Containers

Transshipment of the timber cargo has been produced at the terminal since 2012.
Delivery method: automobile, railway, sea.


Processed timber cargo

  • Pellets;
  • Lumber;
  • Wood chips;
  • Round wood;
  • Cargo in big-bags;
  • Loads in bulk.

Transshipment of agricultural cargo – Grain warehouse

The first Complex for transshipment of agricultural cargo with a capacity of about 200 thousand tons per year was built at the Terminal Factor.


Grain warehouse Capacities

There are 3 grain warehouses:

  • №3: 1500 m2, capacity 3,5 thousand tons;
  • №5: 2000 m2, capacity 5 thousand tons;
  • №6: 2000 m2, capacity 5 thousand tons.

Chemical Cargo Handling — Soda warehouse

Joint project with Solvay, within the framework of the project 1 soda warehouse was erected:

  • area of 2000 m2;
  • one-time storage of 7000 tons of cargo.

Specialized equipment for loading soda into hopper wagons and loading cargo into big-bags.

Welcome to the Timber Terminal «Factor»!