Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) September 13, 2021 – In January-August 2021, Russian seaports handled 552.75 million tons of cargo, up 1.6% on the same period of 2020, according to figures published by Rosmorrechflot, the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport. The volume of dry cargo transshipment was 274.15 million tons (+ 5.8%) and liquid cargo 278.6 million tons (-2.2%). The primary growth region was the
seaports of the Azov-Black Sea region which saw cargo of 169.89 million tons, up 3.8%. Of the total figure, the volume of dry cargo transshipment was 74.91 million tons (+9.5%) and liquid cargo 94.98 million tons (-0.3%). Cargo turnover handled by Arctic basin ports was down 1.9% to 62.48 million tons, of which the volume of dry cargo transshipment amounted to 19.3 million tons (+1.1%) and liquid cargo 43.18 million tons (-3.2%). Baltic seaports registered an increase of 1.6% to 165.58 million tons. The volume of dry cargo transshipment was 78.0 million tons (+ 7.2%), liquid cargo – 87.58 million tons (-2.9%). The cargo turnover of Caspian basin seaports decreased by 13.7% to 4.83 million tons, of which the transshipment of dry cargo fell by 31.9% to 1.62 million tons, and liquid cargo wad down 0.3%, amounting to 3.21 million tons. Cargo turnover of the seaports of the Far Eastern Basin increased by 1.3%, amounting to 149.97 million tons. At the same time, the volume of dry cargo transshipment increased by 4.1% to 100.32 million tons, and liquid cargo decreased by 4.0% to 49.65 million tons. Further PortSEurope reading: Analysis: Caspiy and Martrade advance plans for modernisation of berths in Olya port on the Caspian Sea – September 1, 2021 Analysis – Russia keeps pushing for development of Caspian Sea ports and Volga-Don Canal – December 14, 2020 Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.
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