According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian sea ports in December 2021 increased by 4.2% year-on-year.
Export grew by 2.3%, and import by 8.6%. Cabotage was down 1.7%, and transit down 2.1%.
Laden container throughput via the Russian sea ports was up 6.4%. Reefer containers accounted for 15.6% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 84.4%. Imports made 53% of all the laden containers, exports 32.7%, cabotage 10.7%, and transit 3.6%.
Empty container traffic declined by 3.3%.
The Baltic basin accounted for 41.1% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian sea ports in December. The Far East basin handled 37.3%, the Azov and Black Sea basin accounted for 18.4%, the Arctic basin for 3.2% and the Caspian basin for 0.05% of the total.