According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian sea ports in December 2020 increased by 5.2% year-on-year.
Cabotage grew by 2.9%, import by 9.5%, and transit was up 42.9%. Export remained much on the 2019 level (+0.1%).
Laden container throughput via the Russian sea ports was up 9%. Reefer containers accounted for 14.8% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 85.2%. Imports made 57.2% of all the laden containers, exports 32.8%, cabotage 10.7%, and transit 3.8%.
Empty container traffic decreased by 5.8%.
The Baltic basin accounted for 43.24% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian sea ports in December. The Far East basin handled 36.12%, the Azov and Black Sea basin accounted for 17.54%, the Arctic basin for 3.05% and the Caspian basin for 0.04% of the total.