The total cargo throughput via the Russian Arctic basin ports in November 2021 increased by 2% year-on-year.
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, export grew by 1%, cabotage by 3.5%, and import was up 9.8%.
The share of the Arctic basin in the total cargo traffic via all the Russian seaports in November 2021 amounted to 11.7%.
45.8% of the total cargo traffic was crude oil, LNG accounted for 23.6% and coal and coke for 13.2%.
The highest growth was in the metal scrap (+74.7%), non-ferrous metals (+60.8%) and reefer cargo (+33.2%).
The commodities that decreased the most were other bulk (grab) (-85.2%), piece cargo (-39.7%), and ore (-38.1%).
Murmansk accounted for 56% of the aggregate cargo throughput via the Russian Arctic basin sea ports in November. Sabetta handled 31.6%, and Varandey 4.3% of the total.