According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian sea ports in February 2020 decreased by 2% year-on-year.
Import container traffic was down 7.5%, transit down 6.4%. Cabotage grew by 3%, and export by 2.4% year-on-year.
Laden container throughput via the Russian sea ports remained much on the previous year’s level (-0.3%). Reefer containers accounted for 13.9% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 86.1%. Imports made 48.7% of all the laden containers, exports 38.3%, cabotage 10.9%, and transit 2.1%.
Empty container traffic declined by 7.1%.
The Baltic basin accounted for 47.5% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian sea ports in February. The Far East basin handled 31.8%, the Azov and Black Sea basin accounted for 9.2%, the Arctic basin for 3.2% and the Caspian basin for 0.1% of the total.