Russia's sea ports achieve 8.1 per cent YoY container traffic growth in July
SEA ports in Russia saw their total container throughput in July rise by 8
SEA ports in Russia saw their total container throughput in July rise by 8.1 per cent year on year, according to data compiled by SeaNews, St Petersbug.
Import container traffic grew by nine per cent, cabotage by 16.7 per cent and export volumes were up by 5.3 per cent, however, transit cargo declined by 15.7 per cent compared to the same month a year earlier.
The Baltic basin ports contributed the largest share of Russia's combined container throughput, after handling in July 214,800 TEU, representing an increase of 4.2 per cent year on year.
The Russian Far Eastern ports registered container traffic growth of 14.5 per cent to 163,900 TEU.
The Azov and Black Sea basin ports handled 58,600 TEU, up 6.9 per cent; the Arctic basin ports handled 12,800 TEU, up three per cent; and the Caspian basin ports handled 213 TEU, up 63.8 per cent.