According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian sea ports during January-September 2020 amounted to 3.9 mn TEU. Five terminals handled 2.15 mn TEU or 55.4% of this volume.
Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg remains the leader in terms of container throughput. Its container traffic decreased by 14.7% down to 496.2 thousand TEU.
Commercial Port of Vladivostok (VMTP) stepped up a line in January-September 2020 and rates the second. It handled 489.9 thousand TEU, up 8.9% year-on-year. During March-September 2020, VMTP handled 394.4 thousand TEU, more than any other stevedore from the TOP-5 during this period.
First Container Terminal stepped a line down and rates the third. Container traffic via the terminal amounted to 484.4 thousand TEU, down 0.5% year-on-year.
NUTEP increased its container traffic by 32.7% up to 353.5 thousand TEU.
Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company handled 328.3 thousand TEU, up 12.3% year-on-year.
|Stevedore||January-September 2020, thousand TEU|
|Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg||496.2|
|Commercial Port of Vladivostok (VMTP)||489.9|
|First Container Terminal||484.4|
|Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company||328.3|
It should be noted that the highest container throughput growth was via Nikolaevsk Commercial Sea Port. Its container traffic surged 9.7-fold. Arctic Consulting Service in Arkhangelsk was up 5.5-fold, Directorate for Construction under the Presidential Administrative Department in the Far Eastern Federal District in Vladivostok was up 2.6-fold.
Also, astronomical growth figures were demonstrated by stevedores, which had just several containers last year and this year handled many times more, such as Olya Commercial Sea Port (+84,400%) and Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port (+5,700%).
The largest decrease in container traffic was in Dalzavod-Terminal in Vladivostok (-99%), Vladivostok Sea Terminal (-98.6%) and Sea Port of the Troitsa Bay in Zarubino (-72.4%).