According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Baltic basin ports in July 2021 increased by 15.4% year-on-year.
Import was up 4.5%, and export grew by 18%. Transit made 8.1 thousand TEU, with Kaliningrad handling the entire volume.
The share of the Baltic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in July 2021 amounted to 45.4%.
Laden container throughput grew by 11.9% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 11.1% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 86.4%. Transit made 4.3% of all the laden containers, exports 44.3%, and imports 51.4%.
Empty container traffic increased by 38.1%.
The Big Port of St. Petersburg accounted for 81.6% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Baltic basin sea ports in July. Kaliningrad handled 17.4%, and Ust-Luga 1% of the total.