According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Russian sea ports in November 2020 increased by 5.6% year-on-year.
Cabotage was up 1.1%, export up 8.8%. Import declined by 0.5%, and transit by 14.2%.
Almost 50% in the Russian sea ports’ commodity structure was oil and products. In November, crude oil accounted for 25.4% of the total volume and oil products for 17.7%. Coal and coke constituted 23.9% of the total.
It should be noted that the highest growth was in the sugar segment (up 2.3-fold), grain (up 2.1-fold) and ore (+46.1%).
The commodities that decreased the most were reefer cargo (-17.1%), crude oil (-16.1%) and chemicals (-10.5%).
The Azov and Black Sea basin accounted for 32.7% of the aggregate cargo throughput via the Russian sea ports in November. The Baltic basin handled 28.6%, the Far Eastern basin accounted for 26.5%, the Arctic basin for 11.4% and the Caspian basin for 0.8% of the total.