According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Russian sea ports in September 2019 increased by 1.6% year-on-year.
Import was down 5.1%, and cabotage down 14.7%. Export grew by 4%, transit by 10.9%.
In September the Russian sea ports handled 38.4 mn tons of liquid bulk, up 8.5% year-on-year. Solid bulk (grab) cargo grew by 6.9% up to 18.5 mn tons, containerized cargo by 4.4% up to 4.6 mn tons, and timber and logs by 4.8% up to 485.1 thousand tons.
Other commodities demonstrated a downward trend. Bulk (suction) cargo was down 25.9% to 4.5 mn tons, general cargo down 29.6% to 4.1 mn tons.
The largest share of the aggregate seaborne cargo traffic was handled in the Azov and Black Sea basin, which accounted for 22.7 mn tons, down 6% year-on-year.
The ports located in the Baltic basin ports saw their combined throughput increased by 7.4% up to 21.1 mn tons.
The Russian Far East ports handled 17.3 mn tons, up 2.7%.
The Arctic basin ports handled 8.8 mn tons in September, up 3.7% year-on-year.
Cargo throughput in the Caspian basin surged 2.2-fold year-on-year to make 658.6 thousand tons.
For details, see the infographics below.
And even more details, as well as a tool to make your own infographics and analyze the statistics of all the Russian sea ports and terminals are available in our online PORTSTAT service.