According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput via the Russian Arctic basin ports in June 2021 increased by 28.7% year-on-year. Cabotage grew by 6.2%, export by 43.4%, and import 28.9-fold.
The share of the Arctic basin in the total cargo traffic via all the Russian seaports in June 2021 amounted to 10.6%.
46.6% of the total cargo traffic was crude oil, LNG accounted for 20.5% and coal and coke for 17.4%.
The highest growth was in the chemical and mineral fertilizers (up 6.3-fold), coal and coke (up 3.1-fold) and other bulk (grab) (up 2.1-fold).
The commodities that decreased the most were non-ferrous metals (-56.4%), oil products (-44.9%), and containerized cargo (-18.9%).
Murmansk accounted for 58.6% of the aggregate cargo throughput via the Russian Arctic basin sea ports in June. Sabetta handled 28.8%, and Varandey 4.6% of the total.