Throughput of Russian ports in January-May increased by 5%

Russian seaports for 5 months of 2013 increased by 5% compared with the same period in 2012, the — to 235.7 million tonnes, informed the Association of Sea Commercial Port.

Total deliveries of bulk carriers was 98.1 million tons (-1.9%), including: coal — 39.7 million tons (+14.2%), containerized cargo — 18.0 million tons (+3.5 %), mineral fertilizers — 4.9 million tons (+19.5%). The volume of ferrous metals declined to 9.9 million tons (-16.5%), ore — up to 3 million tons (-5.5%), timber — up to 1.9 million tons (-29.8%). Significantly reduced the amount of grain transshipment (-74.2%).

The volume of liquid cargo amounted to 137.6 million tons (+10.5%), including crude oil — 87.3 million tons (+10.5%).

Export cargo handled 187.4 million tonnes, up 5% from the same period last year, imports of goods — 19.6 million tons (+15.5%), transit — 16.2 million tons (-14.4%), cabotage — 12.4 million tons (+23.6%).

 

 

The operators of marine terminals of the Arctic Basin handled 18.7 million tons of cargo, which is 33.2% more than 5 months of 2012. Total deliveries of bulk carriers has remained virtually the same as last year and amounted to 9.5 million tons, and liquid increased 2-fold to 9.2 million tonnes of liquid cargo growth due to the increase of crude oil to the PKK "Belokamenka". The total turnover of the port of Murmansk was 12.2 million tonnes and increased by 38%, the port Varandej — 2.1 million tons (2.5 times), the port Vitino — 1.9 million tons (+20.5%) and the port of Arkhangelsk — 1.9 million tons (-2.8%).

In the ports of the Baltic Sea cargo transshipment volume increased to 87.9 million tonnes (+ 8.0%), including transhipment of dry cargo amounted to 32.9 million tons (+8.6%), bulk — 55.0 million tons (+7 , 7%). Throughput of the port of Ust-Luga has grown to 23.8 million tons (1.6-fold), mainly due to the commissioning of the liquid bulk terminals, Vysotsk — up to 6.6 million tons (+28.2%), the port of Kaliningrad — to 6.2 million tons (+15.3%). At the same time reduced the amount of cargo handling at the ports of Primorsk to 28.7 million tonnes (-12.0%) and the Big Port St. Petersburg to 22.1 million tonnes (-1.7%).

Seaports of the Azov-Black Sea basin totaled 67.2 million tonnes, which is 3.7% less than in January-May 2012. Total deliveries of bulk carriers decreased to 21.5 million tons (-18.4%), mainly due to the decline in grain handling, bulk — up to 45.8 million tons (+5.2%). Decreased turnover of the port of Novorossiysk to 46.8 million tonnes (-5.4%), Tuapse port to 6.6 million tons (-18.0%) and Port Kavkaz to 2.4 million tons (-9.0%). At the same time, increased the volume of cargo handling operators of marine terminals Taman port to 2.9 million tonnes (3.7 times at the expense of commissioning an oil terminal) and Temryuk port to 0.9 million tons (+6.1%).

In the Caspian Basin to the sea ports were handled 3.3 million tons of cargo, which is 23.5% less than in 2012 Stevedoring decreased both by bulk carriers at 44.8% (1.2 million tonnes) and bulk goods by 3.1% (2.1 million tons). Makhachkala port throughput declined by 9.4% to 39.4% of Astrakhan and Olya 2.5 times.

In the ports of the Far Eastern basin turnover increased to 58.6 million tonnes (+6.6%) of them dry cargo — 33.0 million tons (+4.3%), liquid bulk cargo — 25.6 million tons (+9.6 %). Increased output ports of the East by 19.0% to 20.3 million tonnes, Busan — by 12.8% to 9.7 million tonnes, Nakhodka — by 8.9% to 7.7 million tons, Vladivostok — 2.3 % to 5.7 million tons of cargo turnover Suburban decreased by 3.5% to 7.1 million tonnes, De Castries — 11.9% to 2.7 million tonnes, Posiet — by 10.1% to 2.2 million tons

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