According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Baltic basin sea ports in July 2021 grew by 23.2% year-on-year. Export was up 25.6%, and cabotage up 33,5%. Transit surged by 97.2%. Import declined by 6.2%.
The share of the Baltic basin in the total cargo traffic via all the Russian sea ports amounted to 29.9% in July 2021.
Almost half of the total was oil and products, with accounting oil products for 27.6% of the overall throughput, and crude oil for 22.3%. Coal and coke amounting to 20.2%.
It should be noted that the highest growth was in crude oil (+81.9%), ferrous metals (+80.3%) and other general cargo (+79.6%) segments.
The commodities that decreased the most were grain (-70.1%), piece cargo (-32.2%) and other bulk (suction) (-17.4%).
Ust-Luga accounted for 41.2% of the aggregate cargo throughput via the Russian Baltic basin sea ports in July 2021, the Big Port of St. Petersburg handled 27.1%, and Primorsk 19.7% of the total.