In January-May 2021, the sea ports of Ukraine handled 414.9 thousand TEU, down 6.5% year-on-year.
By way of comparison, Russia’s largest Black Sea port of Novorossiysk during January-May 2021 handled 382.5 thousand TEU growing by 7.8%.
According to the Ukrainian Sea Ports Administration, export container traffic via the Ukrainian sea ports made 197.6 thousand TEU, down 4.4% year-on-year.
Import decreased by 6.7% down to 202.7 thousand TEU. Transit container traffic via the major Ukrainian ports declined by 27.3% down to 14.5 thousand TEU. Cabotage made only 2 TEU, which were handled in Olvia.
Odessa handled 275 thousand TEU in January-April, up 1.2% year-on-year.
Container traffic via Pivdenniy (formerly, Yuzhny) decreased by 21.7% to make 81.7 thousand TEU.
Chernomorsk (formerly known as Ilyichevsk) handled 58.1 thousand TEU, down 13.8% year-on-year.
Olvia Specialized Sea Port (formerly, Oktyabrsk) handled 15 TEU.