According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Russian sea ports in September 2021 increased by 3% year-on-year.
Export grew by 1.8%, cabotage by 3.7%, import by 5.2%, and transit by 15.4%.
Almost 50% in the Russian sea ports’ commodity structure was oil and products. In September, crude oil accounted for 27.4% of the total volume and oil products for 16.1%. Coal and coke constituted 24.5% of the total.
It should be noted that the highest growth was in the sugar segment (up 19-fold), reefer cargo (+36.1%) and ro-ro (+22.3%).
The commodities that decreased the most were other bulk (suction) (-31.6%), other bulk (grab) (-20.6%) and ore (-12.5%).
The Azov and Black Sea basin accounted for 30.5% of the aggregate cargo throughput via the Russian sea ports in September. The Baltic basin handled 29.7%, the Far Eastern basin accounted for 27.6%, the Arctic basin for 11.4% and the Caspian basin for 0.8% of the total.