JSC Rosterminalugol is the largest specialized coal terminal in the European part of Russia. in 1996 it initiated the development of the Ust-Luga seaport. In January 2006, in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the second stage complex of the coal terminal was put into operation with a capacity of 4 million tons of coal per year. The port accounts for more than 60% of coal transshipment from the total cargo turnover of ports in the North-West. 2019 cargo throughput of Rosterminalugol increased by 23% and amounted to 24.5 million tons. On April 30, 2000, 200 million tons of coal were loaded from the beginning of the port's operation. The largest consignees of coal products are Norway, great Britain, Germany, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Finland, Brazil, Israel, Turkey and other countries.
The port provides an automated process of transshipment of coal from railway to sea transport, decontamination of coal, bringing it to the contract fraction, and provides assistance in customs clearance of cargo. JSC Rosterminalugol has launched efficient information system that allows to monitor production processes, keep operational records and exchange information with Russian Railways in real time mode. With the system shippers can find out location of their cargo at any time desired.