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24 April 2019

Volume of Freight Transportation by Sea in Russian Ports Up by 4.7% in the 1st Quarter of 2019

According to data of the Russian Seaports Association in January-March of the present year, Russian seaport throughput results increased by 4.7% and reached 201.8 million tons. Freight transportation by sea in export direction amounted to 157.7 million tons (↑6.3%), in import direction – 8.9 million tons (↑3%), transit – 16.9 million tons (↑6.8%), cabotage shipping – 18.3 million tons (↓8.7%).

The aggregate data for all Russian seaports for the first 3 (three) months of 2019 is as follows:

Throughput
201.8 million tons ↑4.7%
Container turnover
1.29 million TEU ↑8%
Liquid cargo
114.7 million tons ↑9.7%

including:
Crude oil– 66.9 million tons ↑8.8%
Petroleum products– 37.8 million tons ↑3.5%
Liquid gas– 8.4 million tons ↑160%

Import
562.02 thousand TEU ↑7%

Export
530.81 thousand TEU ↑6.2%

Cabotage
176.7 thousand TEU ↑12.6%

Transit
25.13 thousand TEU ↑46.7%

Dry cargo
87.1 million tons ↓1.3%

including:
Coal– 39 million tons ↑10.3%
Containerized cargo– 13.4 million tons ↑7.5%
Grains– 8.7 million tons ↓30%
Ferrous metals– 7.7 million tons ↓2.4%
Mineral fertilizers– 4.4 million tons ↑1.2%
Ores– 2 million tons ↑25.3%

Details by sea basins:

Baltic BasinThroughput
62.8 million tons ↑5.1%
Container turnover
645.33 thousand TEU ↑11.7%
Dry cargo
26.1 million tons ↑4.7%
Liquid cargo
36.7 million tons ↑5.3%
Export
310.88 thousand TEU ↑10.5%
Import
334.5 thousand TEU ↑12.9%
Big port of Saint-Petersburg
14.3 million tons ↑2.9%564.6 thousand TEU ↑12.1%
Port of Ust-Luga
26.3 million tons ↑8.4%15.03 thousand TEU ↓30.5%

 

Azov – Black Sea BasinThroughput
61.7 million tons ↓4.4%
Container turnover
210.03 thousand TEU ↓7.7%
Dry cargo
22.7 million tons ↓18%
Liquid cargo
38.9 million tons ↑5.8%
Export
106.1 thousand TEU ↓3.3%
Import
103.41 thousand TEU ↓9.7%
Transit
0.11 thousand TEU ↓40.1%
Cabotage
0.41 thousand TEU ↓87.3%

 

Far East BasinThroughput
49.6 million tons ↑7.1%
Container turnover
400.96 thousand TEU ↑12%
Dry cargo
30.1 million tons ↑7.2%
Liquid cargo
19.5 million tons ↑7%
Export
113.61 thousand TEU ↑4.7%
Import
123.85 thousand TEU ↑8.9%
Transit
25.02 thousand TEU↑47.7%
Cabotage
138.47 thousand TEU ↑16.5%

 

Arctic BasinThroughput
26.1 million tons ↑24.9%
Container turnover
37.78 thousand TEU ↑7.8%
Dry cargo
7.5 million tons ↑12%
Liquid cargo
18.6 million tons
Cabotage
37.73 thousand TEU ↑8.7%

 

Caspian BasinThroughput
1.6 million tons ↑20.8%
Container turnover
569 TEU ↓12.7%
Dry cargo
0.6 million tons ↓20.2%
Liquid cargo
1 million tons ↑ в 1.9 раза
Export
213 TEU ↓19%
Import
270.9 TEU ↑3.6%
Cabotage
85 TEU ↓21.3%

Big port of Saint Petersburg and port of Novorossiysk became leaders in dry cargo transshipment in the first quarter of 2019 (10.93 million tons (↓8.7%)). Among stevedoring companies the leaders are – PJSC “Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port” (NCSP) – 7.26 million tons (↓6.2%), JSC “Vostochny Port” – 6.22 million tons (↑3.2%), and JSC “Daltransugol” – 5.28 million tons (↑1.1%).

In the reporting period, stevedoring companies of Baltic and Far East basins boasted the biggest volumes of freight transportation by sea and containers ( JSC «Container terminal Saint-Petersburg» (CTSP) – 202,29 тыс. TEU (↑20%), JSC “First Container Terminal” (FCT) – 162.08 thousand TEU (↑15.3%) and PJSC “Commercial Port of Vladivostok” – 130.59 thousand TEU (↑17.8).