According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Azov and Black Sea basin ports in December 2020 decreased by 3.6% year-on-year. Export was down 7.1%, transit down 32.2%. Import grew by 0.3%. Cabotage was non-existent in December.
The share of the Azov and Black Sea basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in December 2020 amounted to 17.5%.
Laden container throughput grew by 3.3% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 36.4% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 63.6%. Imports made 65.1% of all the laden containers, exports 34.85%, and transit 0.05%.
Empty container traffic decreased by 20.3%.
The port of Novorossiysk accounted for 98.95% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Azov and Black Sea basin sea ports in December. Azov handled 1%, and Kavkaz 0.03% of the total.