The total container throughput via the Arctic basin ports in September 2021 increased by 9.9% year-on-year. According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, all the traffic was cabotage, which grew by 14% year-on-year. Import and export were non-existent in September 2021.
The share of the Arctic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in September 2021 amounted to 3.2%.
Laden container throughput in the Arctic increased by 29.4% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 2.3% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 97.7%. Cabotage made 100% of all the laden containers.
Empty container traffic declined by 17.8%.
The port of Dudinka accounted for 36% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Arctic basin sea ports in September. Arkhangelsk handled 27% of the total, and Murmansk 17%.