According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Baltic basin ports in May 2021 increased by 5% year-on-year. Export was up 4.5%, import declined by 1.1%. Transit made 7 thousand TEU, with Kaliningrad handling the entire volume.
The share of the Baltic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in May 2021 amounted to 44.5%.
Laden container throughput grew by 10.6% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 14.2% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 85.8%. Transit made 3.6% of all the laden containers, exports 41.3%, and imports 55%.
Empty container traffic was down 20.5%.
The Big Port of St. Petersburg accounted for 82.9% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Baltic basin sea ports in May. Kaliningrad handled 16.1%, and Ust-Luga 1% of the total.