According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Arctic basin ports in May 2021 increased by 80.4% year-on-year. Cabotage, which accounts for the major share of the total, grew by 79.1%. Export decreased by 3.4%. Import made 114 TEU.
The share of the Arctic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in May 2021 amounted to 2.5%.
Laden container throughput in the Arctic increased by 52.1% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 0.9% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 99.1%. Cabotage made 99.6% of all the laden containers, exports 0.4%.
Empty container traffic surged 2.4-fold.
The port of Dudinka accounted for 36.1% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Arctic basin sea ports in May. Arkhangelsk handled 34.2% of the total, and Murmansk 28.6%.