Baltic Basin Ports’ Throughput in June 2021: Crude Oil Up

Baltic Basin Ports’ Throughput in June 2021: Crude Oil Up

  • The article is based on SeaNews PORTSTAT online service (available for SeaNews subsribers).

    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.


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