The total container throughput via the Baltic basin ports in October 2021 increased by 1.1% year-on-year. Export was up 0.8%. Import, on the contrary, declined by 9.7%. Transit made 12.3 thousand TEU, with Kaliningrad handling the entire volume.
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the share of the Baltic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in October 2021 amounted to 46.1%.
Laden container throughput decreased by 2.4% year-on-year. Reefer containers accounted for 12.3% of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 87.7%. Transit made 6.6% of all the laden containers, exports 42.8%, and imports 50.6%.
Empty container traffic increased by 23.8%.
The Big Port of St. Petersburg accounted for 81.6% of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Baltic basin sea ports in October. Kaliningrad handled 17.2%, and Ust-Luga 1.2% of the total.