Seaports of Ukraine handled 20.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2M’17

09.03.2018
In January-February 2018, seaports of Ukraine handled 20.5 million tonnes of cargo, up 4.6%, YoY, says press center of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority. Transshipment of import cargo grew by 24.4% to 3.5 million tonnes including 1 million tonnes of coal (+26.6%, YoY), 1.1 million tonnes of ore (+8.7%), 0.05 million tonnes of vegetable oil (+89.2%), 0.08 million tonnes of crude oil (-1.8%) and 0.07 million tonnes of oil products (-23.5%). Exports declined by 3.4% to 14.9 million tonnes including 2.8 million tonnes of ferrous metal (+8%) and 5.9 million tonnes of grain (-1.3%).
 
Transshipment of transit cargo grew by 54.1% to 1.9 million tonnes.
 
Container throughput climbed by 7% to 1,592 ??Us.
 
From the beginning of 2018 seaports of Ukraine handled 1,850 vessels, up 34% (469 units) more as compared with the same period of 2017.
 
 

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