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In First Half 2020, Cargo Traffic At Taganrog Commercial Sea Port Remains Stable

In first half 2020, cargo traffic at Taganrog Commercial Sea Port remains stable

Source: PortSEurope
Taganrog, Russia (PortSEurope) September 15, 2020 – In the first half of 2020, cargo traffic at Taganrog Commercial Sea Port JSC (TagMTP) remained at the level of the previous year at 552,100 tons. The volume of handling of general cargo increased by 7% to 115,500 tons. Transshipment of metals increased by 66% (94,000 tons). The volume of cargo handling in big-bags and boxes decreased by
2.4 times and amounted to 21,500 tons. The decrease is due to reduced transshipment of imported ore in big bags. Bulk and bulk cargo was 386,000 tons, which is 9% higher than the last year. Grain handling saw an increase of 15%, up to 118,000 tons, ore and coke increased by 30% up to 50,000 tons, coal by 3% up to 218,500 tons. Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo decreased by 46% to 49,000 tons. Container turnover of TagMTP for the first half of the year amounted to 600 TEUs (1,240 tons), which corresponds to the same period last year. In the reporting period, TagMTP handled 488,600 tons of export cargo and 6,400 tons of import. The volume of coastal transshipment amounted to 57,000 tons. In the structure of cargo turnover, export cargoes accounted for 88.5%, import cargoes, down 1.2%, the share of cabotage cargoes amounted to 10.3%. In total, 6,471 railcars and 131 ships were handled at TagMTP berths in the first half of 2020. JSC Taganrog Commercial Sea Port is the main stevedore operator of the Taganrog seaport, one of the key sea freight operators in the Azov basin. Routes from Central Russia, Siberia, the Urals and Central Asia to the countries of the Mediterranean and the Caspian basin pass through Taganrog port, including by inland water transport through the Volga-Don system of inland waterways of Russia. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.

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