According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput via the Russian Arctic basin ports in July 2020 declined by 15.4%. Cabotage decreased by 15.9%, export was down 14.3%, and import down 97.5%.
The share of the Arctic basin in the total cargo traffic via all the Russian seaports in July 2020 amounted to 11.9%.
45.9% of the total cargo traffic was crude oil, LNG accounted for 17.9% and coal and coke for 15.5%.
The highest growth was in the ferrous metals segment (up 2.8-fold), other bulk (grab) (up 2.3-fold) and other general cargo (up 2.3-fold).
The commodities that decreased the most were metal scrap (-88.1%), coal and coke (-29%), and crude oil (-23.8%).
Murmansk accounted for 60.1% of the aggregate cargo throughput via the Russian Arctic basin sea ports in July. Sabetta handled 27.8%, and Arkhangelsk 3.7% of the total.