According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Azov and Black Sea basin ports in March 2021 increased by 3% year-on-year. Import was up 4.4%, export up 1.8%. Transit declined by 11.1%. Cabotage was non-existent in March 2021.
The share of the Azov and Black Sea basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in March 2021 amounted to 17.4%.
Laden container throughput grew by 9.7% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 24% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 76%. Imports made 61.2% of all the laden containers, exports 38.8%, transit 0.04%.
Empty container traffic decreased by 12.2%.
The port of Novorossiysk accounted for 99.1% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Azov and Black Sea basin sea ports in March. Azov handled 0.8%, and Kavkaz 0.1% of the total.