According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Arctic basin ports in January 2020 decreased by 1.7% year-on-year. Cabotage, which accounts for the major share of the total, was down 1.7%. Export grew by 5.3%. Import made 4 TEU.
The share of the Arctic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in January 2020 amounted to 2.6%.
Laden container throughput in the Arctic increased by 4.8% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 3.6% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 96.4%. Cabotage made 99.6% of all the laden containers, exports 0.3%, imports 0.1%.
Empty container traffic declined by 12.1%.
The port of Dudinka accounted for 44% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Arctic basin sea ports in January. Murmansk handled 32.1% of the total, and Arkhangelsk 23.9%.