According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Russian sea ports in November 2019 decreased by 2.6% year-on-year.
Import was up 2% and transit up 5.9%. Cabotage declined by 16.2%, export by 1.9%.
In November the Russian sea ports handled 36.5 mn tons of liquid bulk, up 4% year-on-year. Containerized cargo grew by 4.7% up to 4.7 mn tons.
Other commodities demonstrated a downward trend. Solid bulk (grab) cargo was down 3.7% to 16.4 mn tons, general cargo down 19.8% to 4.1 mn tons. Bulk (suction) cargo declined by 34.9% to 3.1 mn tons and timber and logs by 7.1% down to 412.8 thousand tons.
The largest share of the aggregate seaborne cargo traffic was handled in the Baltic basin, which accounted for 20 mn tons, down 2.9% year-on-year.
The ports located in the Azov and Black Sea basin ports saw their combined throughput decrease by 4% down to 19.6 mn tons.
The Russian Far East ports handled 16.4 mn tons, down 4.6%.
The Arctic basin ports handled 8.7 mn tons in November, up 4.5% year-on-year.
Cargo throughput in the Caspian basin increased by 17.9% year-on-year to make 536.4 thousand tons.
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.