According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Baltic basin sea ports in July 2020 declined by 20.5% year-on-year. Export was down 22.3%, import down 2.8%, transit decreased by 22.8%, and cabotage by 11.9%.
The share of the Baltic basin in the total cargo traffic via all the Russian sea ports amounted to 26.3% in July 2020.
Almost half of the total was oil and products, with oil products accounting for 27.6% of the overall throughput, and crude oil for 15.1%. Coal and coke amounting to 21.1%.
It should be noted that the highest growth was in the grain segment (up 4.6-fold), chemicals (+26.9%) and other bulk (grab) (+20.2%).
The commodities that decreased the most were liquefied gas (-58.4%), crude oil (-57.8%) and other bulk (suction) (-37.1%).
Ust-Luga accounted for 43.6% of the aggregate cargo throughput via the Russian Baltic basin sea ports in July. The Big Port of St. Petersburg handled 27.8%, and Primorsk 13.4% of the total.