Russian Ports’ Throughput Declines 3.7% in April

Russian Ports’ Throughput Declines 3.7% in April

  • According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Russian sea ports in April 2019 declined 3.7% year-on-year.

    Export was down 1.1%, transit dropped 16.2% and cabotage 15.6%. Import cargo traffic was stable (+0.2%).

    In April Russian sea port handled 37.2 mn tons of liquid bulk, up 4.9% year-on-year. Solid bulk (grab) cargo grew by 7.7% up to 18 mn tons, and containerized cargo by 7.9% up to 5 mn tons.

    Other commodities demonstrated a downward trend. General cargo was down 27.8% to 4.6%, timber and logs down 7.4% to 445.5 thousand tons, bulk (suction) down 66.3% to 2.1 mn tons, the latter mainly due to a 70.9% drop in grain handling.

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    The largest share of the aggregate seaborne cargo traffic was handled in the Baltic basin ports, which accounted for 22.2 mn tons, up 1.5% year-on-year.

    The Russian Far East ports handled 18.4 млн mn tons, up 10.8%.

    The ports located in the Azov and Black Sea basin saw their combined throughput decline by 26.7% down to 17.6 mn tons.

    The Arctic basin ports handled 8.6 mn tons in April, up 20.3% year-on-year. Interestingly, the statistics show some transit in Sabetta, 6.8 thousand tons – according to SeaNews’ sources, it was liquid bulk carried on board a vessel that was customs cleared in Sabetta before continuing its voyage.

    In the Caspian basin, 640.1 thousand tons was handled, up 66.4% year-on-year.

    For details, see the infographics below.

    And even more details, as well as a tool to make your own infographics and analyze the statistics of all the Russian sea ports and terminals are available in our online PORTSTAT service.

    Russian Ports’ Throughput Declines 3.7% in April

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