According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of all the Russian sea ports during January-August 2020 amounted to 544.2 mn tons (-2.2%). Five terminals handled 153.1 mn tons or 28.1% of this volume.
CPC-R in Novorossiysk remains the leader in terms of cargo throughput. Its cargo traffic decreased by 3% down to 40.3 mn tons.
Cargo traffic via Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port amounted to 36.9 mn tons, down 26.5% year-on-year.
Primorsk Commercial Port handled 34.8 mn tons, down 16.3% year-on-year.
Cargo throughput via Transneft Kozmino Port in Vostochny increased by 1.3% up to 22.5 mn tons.
Vostochny Port handled 18.7 mn tons. Its cargo traffic was up 10.8% year-on-year.
|Stevedore||January-August 2020, mn tons|
|Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port||36.9|
|Primorsk Commercial Port||34.8|
|Transneft Kozmino Port||22.5|
It should be noted that the stevedores which demonstrated the highest growth did not get into the Top-5. Sakhalin-Shelf-Service in Moskalvo saw its cargo traffic surge 8.8-fold, Oteko Portservice in Taman was up 6.2-fold, Arctic Consulting Service in Arkhangelsk was up 4.9-fold.
Also, astronomical growth figures was demonstrated by Arkhangelsk River Port, which handled 0.2 thousand tons in January-August last year, and handled many times more this year (+42,600%).
The largest decrease in cargo traffic was in Commodity Service (Murmansk) (-95.4%), Nakhodka oil bunker (-95.3%), and Khatanga Commercial Sea Port (-92.1%)