According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Azov and Black Sea basin ports in August 2020 increased by 8.3% year-on-year. Import was up 11.3%, export up 5.5%, and cabotage grew by 7.2%. Transit was non-existent in August.
The share of the Azov and Black Sea basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in August 2020 amounted to 12.4%.
Laden container throughput declined by 0.2% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 4.5% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 95.5%. Imports made 51.6% of all the laden containers, exports 48.3%, and cabotage 0.1%.
Empty container traffic grew by 44.9%.
The port of Novorossiysk accounted for 98.1% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Azov and Black Sea basin sea ports in August. Azov handled 1.6%, and Kavkaz 0.3% of the total.