According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Baltic basin ports in January 2020 grew by 2% year-on-year. Export was up 4%. Import remained much on the previous year’s level.
The share of the Baltic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in January 2020 amounted to 48.3%.
Laden container throughput increased by 2% year-on-year. Reefer containers account for 12.8% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 87.2%. Exports made 45.5% of all the laden containers, and imports 54.5%.
Empty container traffic declined by 7%.
The Big Port of St. Petersburg accounted for 88.7% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Baltic basin sea ports in January. Kaliningrad handled 8.9%, and Ust-Luga 2.4% of the total.