According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Baltic basin sea ports in June 2021 grew by 24.8% year-on-year. Cabotage was up 17.3%, and import up 24.2%. Export grew by 24.8%, and transit by 49.1%.
The share of the Baltic basin in the total cargo traffic via all the Russian sea ports amounted to 29.7% in June 2021.
More than half of the total was oil and products, with crude oil accounting for 26.1% of the overall throughput, and oil products for 25.3%. the share of coal and coke amounted to 18.9%.
It should be noted that the highest growth was in grain (up 4.3-fold), crude oil (+94.9%) and ore (+81.6%) segments.
The commodities that decreased the most were other bulk (grab) (-36.7%), chemical and mineral fertilizers (-33.9%) and liquefied gas (-13.9%).
Ust-Luga accounted for 42.7% of the aggregate cargo throughput via the Russian Baltic basin sea ports in June 2021, the Big Port of St. Petersburg handled 24.8%, and Primorsk 21.1% of the total.