Throughput of Russian seaports up 5.7% to 594.2 mln t in 10M’16

11.11.2016
In January-October 2016, Russian seaports handled 594.2 mln t of cargo (+5.7%, year-on-year), says the press center of Association of Commercial Sea Ports.
 
Transshipment of dry bulk cargo totaled  277.7 mln t (+7.6%) including 113.5 mln t of coal (+11.9%), 35.2 mln t of containerized cargo (+6.1%), 28.2 mln t of grain (+1.6%), 23.7 mln t of ferrous metal (+7.3%), 18.9 mln t of cargo carried by ferries (+3.3%), 7.2 mln t of ore (+30.2%), 4.5 mln t of forest cargo (+3.0%), 3.7 mln t of ro-ro cargo (up 1.8 times) while transshipment of mineral fertilizers fell to 13.2 mln t (-0.2%). 
 
Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo grew to 316.5 mln t (+4.1%) including 187.1 mln t of crude oil (11.6%) and 11.0 mln t of liquefied gas (+4.6%). Transshipment of gas fell to 115.4 mln t (-6.1%). 
 
Exports totaled 468.4 mln t (+5.0%), imports - 26 mln t (-2.9%), transit cargo - 41.3 mln t (+4.2%), short-sea traffic – 58.5 mln t (+22.6%).
 
Operators of the Arctic Basin terminals handled 40.0 mln t (+35.7%, year-on-year) including 22.1 mln t of dry cargo (+7.8%) and 17.9 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.0 tims). The port of Murmansk handled 26.6 mln t (+47.1%), Varandei - 6.7 mln t (+22.3%), Dudinka - 1.0 mln t (+1.8%), Arkhangelsk - 2.3 mln t (-30.0%), Kandalaaksha - 0.6 mln t (- 13.0%). 
 
The ports of the Baltic Basin handled 195.6 mln t (+2.0%) including 73.9 mln t of dry cargo (+1.2%) and 121.7 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+2.4%). The port of Ust-Luga handed 76.7 mln t (+5.0%), Primorsk - 54.0 mln t (+10.6%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 40.0 mln t (-7.3% mostly due to reduction of oil product transshipment by 33.9%), Vysotsk - 14.0 mln t (-4.9%), Kaliningrad - 9.7 mln t (-9.4%), Vyborg - 1.1 mln t (-14.9%)
 
Throughput of Azov - Black Sea ports climbed to 199.7 mln t (+3.3%) including 86.6 mln t of dry cargo (+7.0%) and 113.1 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+0.5%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 107.6 mln t of cargo (+2.2%), Kavkaz - 27.1 mln t (+1.1%), Taman - 10.8 mln t (+11.5%), Rostov-on-Don - 10.9 mln t (+16.4%), Kerch - 7.9 mln t (+28.9%), Yeisk - 3.4 mln t (+10.2%), Temryuk - 2.4 mln t (+15.0%), Tuapse - 20.6 mln t (-3.0%), Azov - 5.4 mln t (-5.6%), Taganrog - 1.9 mln t (-20.8%). 
 
The ports of the Caspian Basin handled 4.9 mln t of cargo (-13.0%) including 2.5 mln t of dry cargo (-3.9%) and 2.4 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-20.6%).  The port of Makhachkala handled 2.7 mln t (-16.8%), Astrakhan - 2.0 mln t (-6.6%), throughput of port Olya fell by 19.8%. 
 
The ports of Far East Basin handled 153.9 mln t (+8.6%) including 92.6 mln t of dry cargo (+14.0%) and 61.3 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+1.4%). Port Vostochny handled 56.9 mln t of cargo (+5.2%), Vanino - 25.0  mln t (+12.6%), Nakhodka - 19.5 mln t (+9.9%), Prigorodnoye - 13.3 mln t (+0.7%), Vladivostok - 11.8 mln t (+11.3%), De-Castri - 9.6 mln t (+11.5%), Posiet -  6.8 mln t (+27.4%).
 
Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) set up in 1987 unites over 50 organizations and enterprises of Russia’s maritime transport. ASOP comprises commercial seaports, forwarding and agency companies, scientific research institutes and marine educational institutions. Operational results of Russian port sector are based on statistics reports and cover all stevedoring companies operating in the Russian Federation.
 

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