According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Russian sea ports in October 2019 increased by 6.9% year-on-year.
Import was up 3.9%, transit up 5.9% and export up 9.2%. Cabotage, on the contrary, declined by 6.8%.
In October the Russian sea ports handled 41 mn tons of liquid bulk, up 8.5% year-on-year. Solid bulk (grab) cargo grew by 17% up to 19.3 mn tons, containerized cargo by 4.3% up to 4.9 mn tons, and timber and logs by 6.9% up to 447.6 thousand tons.
Other commodities demonstrated a downward trend. Bulk (suction) cargo was down 16% to 4.7 mn tons, general cargo down 10.7% to 4.5 mn tons.
The largest share of the aggregate seaborne cargo traffic was handled in the Azov and Black Sea basin, which accounted for 23.4 mn tons, up 3.1% year-on-year.
The ports located in the Baltic basin ports saw their combined throughput increase by 5.2% up to 22.8 mn tons.
The Russian Far East ports handled 19.2 mn tons, up 15.5%.
The Arctic basin ports handled 8.8 mn tons in October, up 1.6% year-on-year.
Cargo throughput in the Caspian basin surged by 65.3% year-on-year to make 651.4 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.