According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Arctic basin ports in May 2020 decreased by 29.9% year-on-year. Cabotage, which accounts for the major share of the total, declined by 28.7%. Export dropped by 85.6%.
The share of the Arctic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in May 2020 amounted to 1.5%.
Laden container throughput in the Arctic decreased by 28.1% year-on-year. Dry containers accounted for almost 100% of the total laden container traffic. Cabotage made 99.4% of all the laden containers, and exports 0.6%.
Empty container traffic declined by 33.3%.
The port of Dudinka accounted for 43.7% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Arctic basin sea ports in May. Arkhangelsk handled 29.5% of the total, and Murmansk 26.7%.