AFCS: transshipment in sea ports of Russia for 11 months increased by 3% to 608,9 million tons


MOSCOW, December 9. Russian seaports in January-November of 2015 increased cargo handling by 3% compared with the same period in 2014, before 608,9 million tons. This was announced by the Association of sea commercial ports (ASOP).

The volume of transshipment of bulk cargo amounted to $ 332,9 million tons (+4,6%), including: crude oil – 185 million tons (+6,5%), oil products – 133,1 million tons (+2.4%) and liquefied natural gas – 11.7 million tons (+5.1 per cent).

The volume of transshipment of dry cargo amounted to 276 million tons (+1,1%), including: coal – 112,1 million tonnes (+4.2 percent), grain – 27,8 million tons (+1.9 per cent), ferrous metals – to 24.4 mln tonnes (+13.9 per cent), freight ferries – 14,7 million t (growth in 1,5 times), mineral fertilizers – 14.5 million tonnes (+6,7%), ore – 6,2 million tons (+7,7%) timber – 4.8 million tonnes (+10.2 percent) and non – ferrous metals-to 3.3 mln t (+12.4 per cent).

The volume of transshipment of containerized cargo fell to 36.6 million tons (-15,2%), scrap metal – 3.8 million tons (-12,6%) and refrigerated goods – 2.8 million tonnes (-14,4%).

Export cargoes are overloaded 488,1 million tons (+ 5,5%), import cargo – 30,4 million tonnes (-24,4%), transit – to 43.9 million tons (+0,5%), cabotage – 46,5 million tons (+3.8 per cent).

In the message of the AFC States that operators of sea terminals of the Arctic basin handled 32.5 million tons of cargo, which is 0.3% less than in 11 months of 2014 the Volume of transshipment of dry cargo decreased to 22.8 million tonnes to (-3.2%) and bulk cargoes increased to 9.7 million tonnes (+7.5 percent).

In the ports of the Baltic basin cargo turnover increased to 210,7 million tonnes (+1.9 per cent), the volume of dry cargo amounted to 80 million tons (-3,1%), bulk – 130,8 million tons (+5.3 per cent).

Cargo handling in seaports of the Azov-black sea basin amounted to 203,7 million tonnes (+4.4 per cent), including the transshipment of dry cargo increased to 80.9 million tons (+9,2%), liquid bulk – up to 122,8 million tons (+1.5 percent).

In the seaports of the Caspian basin handled 6.2 million tons of cargo (-14,4%), bulk carriers – 2.8 million tons (-10.2%), liquid – 3.4 million tons (-17,7%).

In the seaports of the far East basin the transhipment increased to 155.9 million tonnes (+4.1 per cent), bulk carriers – 89,5 million tons (-0,3%), liquid cargo – to 66.4 million tons (+10.7 per cent).