Russian seaports in 2012 increased by 5.6% to

565.5 million tons

Russian seaports up to 2012 increased as compared to 2011 by 5.6 percent and amounted to 565.5 million tons. This is stated in the report of the Association of Commercial Sea Port.

In particular, the volume of transshipment of dry cargo increased by 7.3 percent to 251.7 million tonnes, including the amount of coal reached 89.2 million tons / growth of 13.9 percent to the level of 2011 / containerized cargo — 42 7,000,000 tons / growth of 8.3 percent / ferrous metals — 25.6 million tons / growth of 4.8 percent / grain — 24 million tonnes of cargo ferries — 8.3 million tons / increase by 6.1 percent / non-ferrous metals — 4.2 million tons / growth of 2 percent /.

At the same time, the amount of mineral fertilizers compared to the same period last year fell by 17 percent and amounted to 10.4 million tonnes of ore — by 10.6 percent to 7.2 million tons, timber — by 3.9 percent to 5.9 million tons of refrigerated goods — by 14.1 percent to 3.9 million tons of scrap metal — by 3.2 per cent to 3.7 million tonnes.

The volume of liquid cargo for the year 2012 amounted to 313.8 million tons, which is 4.3 percent more than in 2011. Including the volume of crude oil rose 1.8 percent to 197 million tons, transshipment of oil products increased by 8 percent to 114 million tons.

In the export direction was handled 446.2 million tons, up 8.9 percent more than last year. Transshipment of imported goods rose by 6.2 percent and amounted to 47.4 million tons, transit — declined by 18.4 percent to 40.2 million tons, cabotage — by 1 percent to 31.7 million tons.

The operators of marine ports in the Baltic Basin handled 207.2 million tons of cargo, which is 11.6 percent more than in 2011. Total deliveries of bulk carriers was 75.4 million tons / growth of 4.8 percent / liquid — 131.8 million tons / growth of 15.9 percent /. Throughput of the port of Ust-Luga has grown to 46.8 million tons / 2 times due to the commissioning of bulk terminals and increase coal handling / Visotsk — to 13.6 million tons / growth of 1.6 percent / Vyborg — to 1 , 5,000,000 tons / growth of 32.5 percent /. At the same time reduced the volume of transshipment port of Primorsk — 74.8 / 0.5 percent / Big Port of St. Petersburg — to 57.8 million tons / 3.6 percent / Kaliningrad — up to 12.7 million t / a 4.8 percent /.

Seaports of the Azov-Black Sea basin totaled 175.3 million tons, up 1.5 percent more than in 2011. Total deliveries of bulk carriers has grown to 69.3 million tons / 9 percent / liquid — fell to 106 million tons / 2.9 percent /. Operators of marine terminals of the port of Novorossiysk increased the volume of cargo handling up to 117 400 000 t / a 1.1 percent / Rostov — to 11.1 million tons / 8 percent / Caucasus — to 9.4 million tons / 13.4 percent / Azov — up to 5.1 million tonnes / 6.6 percent / Taman — up to 2.2 million tons / 1.8 times due to the commissioning of the grain complex /. At the same time, the turnover of the port of Tuapse decreased by 8.2 percent and amounted to 17.8 million tons, Eysk — 11.6 to 3.6 million tons, Taganrog — 1.4 to 3.4 million tonnes, Temryuk — by 3.5 percent to 2.3 million tons.

In the ports of the Far Eastern basin turnover increased to 134.2 million tonnes / 6.9 percent /. Total deliveries of bulk carriers has grown to 78.5 million tons / 10.3 percent / liquid — to 55.7 million tons / 2.5 percent /. Increased output ports of the East — by 10.9 per cent to 42.5 million tonnes, Busan — by 6.5 percent to 20.3 million tons, Nakhodka — by 12.8 per cent to 16.9 million tons, Vladivostok — 10, 9 percent to 13.2 million tons, Posiet — by 9.5 per cent to 5.8 million tonnes, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky — by 7.1 per cent to 2.6 million tonnes, Shahtersk — by 11.3 percent to 1.7 million tons and Magadan — by 10.2 percent to 1.3 million tons. Throughput of the port DeKastri declined by 8.3 percent to 7.4 million tons, the port of Kholmsk — by 15.3 percent to 1.9 million tons.

The operators of marine terminals of the Arctic Basin handled 38.7 million tons of cargo, which is 5.7 percent less than in 2011. Total deliveries of bulk carriers increased to 23.9 million tonnes / 6.9 percent / volume of liquid cargo amounted to 14.8 million tons, a decrease of 20.7 percent. Throughput of the port of Arkhangelsk rose by 20.9 percent to 5.2 million tons, Dudinka — by 2.8 per cent to 1.1 million tonnes. At the same time, the volume of cargo transshipment port of Murmansk fell to 23.7 million t / a 7.8 percent / Vitino — up to 3.8 million tons / 10.6 percent / Varandej — up to 3.1 million tons / in 21.5 percent and / Kandalaksha to 0.7 million tons / 20.7 percent /.

Caspian Sea ports handled 10 million tons of cargo / decrease by 5.1 percent / dry bulk of them — 4.7 million tons / decline of 17 percent / liquid bulk cargo — 5.4 million tons / growth of 8.4 percent /. Throughput of the port of Astrakhan fell by 30.2 percent to 3.2 million tons, while at the same time increased the port’s Makhachkala — by 12.5 percent to 6,000,000 tons and the port of Olya — 1.3 times to 0.8 million tons.

Association of Sea Commercial Ports brings together more than 50 industry organizations and enterprises of maritime transport in Russia. The Association consists of leading commercial sea ports, forwarding and agency companies, research institutes and schools of sea transport.

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