According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian sea ports in October 2020 increased by 5.9% year-on-year.
Cabotage container traffic grew by 1.3%, export by 6.1%, and import was up 11.6%. Transit, on the contrary, dropped by 61.6%.
Laden container throughput via the Russian sea ports was up 8.2%. Reefer containers accounted for 9.5% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 90.5%. Imports made 50.8% of all the laden containers, exports 36.5%, cabotage 11.5%, and transit 1.2%.
Empty container traffic decreased by 2.1%.
The Baltic basin accounted for 45.7% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian sea ports in October. The Far East basin handled 36.9%, the Azov and Black Sea basin accounted for 13.8%, the Arctic basin for 3.5% and the Caspian basin for 0.1% of the total.