According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the chemical and mineral fertilizers throughput of all the Russian sea ports during January-August 2020 amounted to 12.7 mn tons (+5.7%). Chemical and mineral fertilizers accounted for 2.3% of the total throughput.
Baltic Bulk Terminal is the leader in terms of chemical and mineral fertilizers throughput with 4 mn tons, down 16.3% year-on-year.
European Sulfur Terminal (Ust-Luga) saw its chemical and mineral fertilizers traffic increase by 59% up to 2.9 mn tons.
Murmansk Bulk Terminal handled 2.1 mn tons, down 3% year-on-year.
Chemical and mineral fertilizers throughput via Tuapse Bulk Terminal declined by 15% down to 977.1 thousand tons.
Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port handled 535.5 thousand tons.
|Stevedore||January-August 2020, thousand tons|
|Baltic Bulk Terminal||4,003.7|
|European Sulfur Terminal||2,855.7|
|Murmansk Bulk Terminal||2,139.4|
|Tuapse Bulk Terminal||977.1|
|Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port||535.5|
It should be noted that the stevedores which demonstrated the highest growth did not get into the Top-5. VERP in Port Kavkaz saw its chemical and mineral fertilizers traffic surge 16.7-fold, Anroskrym in Port Kavkaz was up 7.8-fold, Commercial Port of Vladivostok (VMTP) was up 66.8%.
The largest decrease in chemical and mineral fertilizers traffic was in Yeysk Sea Port (-66.3%), Sea Fishing Port in the Big Port of St. Petersburg (-52%) and New Communal Technologies in Ust-Luga (-31.9%).