According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian sea ports in June 2021 increased by 18.7% year-on-year.
Export grew by 13%, import by 28.6%, and transit surged 3.6-fold. Cabotage, on the contrary, declined by 6.7%.
Laden container throughput via the Russian sea ports was up 21.9%. Reefer containers accounted for 11.4% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 88.6%. Imports made 51.8% of all the laden containers, exports 33.9%, cabotage 10.2%, and transit 4.1%.
Empty container traffic grew by 7.6%.
The Baltic basin accounted for 45.7% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian sea ports in June. The Far East basin handled 38.6%, the Azov and Black Sea basin accounted for 14.1%, the Arctic basin for 1.6% and the Caspian basin for 0.04% of the total.