According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Russian sea ports in November 2021 decreased by 0.8% year-on-year.
Export declined by 2.1%, cabotage by 6.5%. Transit was up 9.9%, and import up 14.6%.
Almost 50% in the Russian sea ports’ commodity structure was oil and products. In November, crude oil accounted for 30% of the total volume and oil products for 16.8%. Coal and coke constituted 22.4% of the total.
It should be noted that the highest growth was in the foodstuffs segment (+29.9%), other general cargo (+26.7%) and reefer cargo (+21%).
The commodities that decreased the most were sugar (-83%), grain (-44.3%) and other bulk (grab) (-43.3%).
The Baltic basin accounted for 32.7% of the aggregate cargo throughput via the Russian sea ports in November. The Azov and Black Sea basin handled 29.2%, the Far Eastern basin accounted for 25.7%, the Arctic basin for 11.7% and the Caspian basin for 0.8% of the total.