According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Baltic basin ports in April 2020 decreased by 17.3% year-on-year. Import was down 11.8%, export down 22.7%.
The share of the Baltic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in April 2020 amounted to 44.8%.
Laden container throughput declined by 15.4% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 15.7% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 84.3%. Exports made 43.9% of all the laden containers, and imports 56.1%.
Empty container traffic was down 26.5%.
The Big Port of St. Petersburg accounted for 88.3% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Baltic basin sea ports in April. Kaliningrad handled 10.2%, and Ust-Luga 1.5% of the total.