According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Baltic basin ports in September 2021 increased by 6.7% year-on-year. Export was up 6.3%. Import, on the contrary, declined by 6.6%. Transit made 13.2 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 September 2021 amounted to 44.9%.
Laden container throughput grew by 5.1% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 10.7% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 89.3%. Transit made 7.3% of all the laden containers, exports 44.1%, and imports 48.6%.
Empty container traffic increased by 16.3%.
The Big Port of St. Petersburg accounted for 79.3% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Baltic basin sea ports in September. Kaliningrad handled 19.2%, and Ust-Luga 1.5% of the total.