According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Caspian basin ports in July 2020 declined by 49.8% year-on-year. Cabotage was down 9.7%, export down 49.4%, and import dropped by 62.4%.
The share of the Caspian basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in July 2020 amounted to 0.003%.
Laden container throughput in the Caspian was down 57.2%. Reefer containers were non-existent in July. Imports made 39.3% of all the laden containers, exports accounted for 46.1%, and cabotage for 14.6% of the total.
Empty container traffic was up 3.6-fold.
The port of Astrakhan accounted for 86.9% of the aggregate container throughput via the Caspian basin ports in July. Olya handled 13.1% of the total.