The total container throughput via the Azov and Black Sea basin ports in December 2021 increased by 9.4% year-on-year. Import grew by 4.4%, export was up 14.4%, and transit up 65%.
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the share of the Azov and Black Sea basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in December 2021 amounted to 18.4%.
Laden container throughput grew by 9.3% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 35.1% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 64.9%. Imports made 60.3% of all the laden containers, exports 39.6%, transit 0.1%.
Empty container traffic increased by 9.9%.
The port of Novorossiysk accounted for 99.2% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Azov and Black Sea basin sea ports in December. Azov handled 0.8%.