According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian sea ports in January 2022 increased by 19.1% year-on-year.
Export grew by 12.9%, cabotage was up 16.6%, and import by 29.1%. Transit, on the contrary, declined by 41.7%.
Laden container throughput via the Russian sea ports was up 19.3%. Reefer containers accounted for 12.3% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 87.7%. Imports made 56.3% of all the laden containers, exports 32.8%, cabotage 9.6%, and transit 1.4%.
Empty container traffic grew by 18.1%.
The Far East basin accounted for 40.6% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian sea ports in January. The Baltic basin handled 39.5%, the Azov and Black Sea basin accounted for 17.2%, the Arctic basin for 2.6% and the Caspian basin for 0.04% of the total.