The volume of cargo transportation on River Dnipro totaled 10.05 million tons during the period of January-November 2020, which is 747,800 tons or 6.9% less than the volume that was transported on the river in the same period in 2019.
The Ukrainian Seaports Authority announced this in a statement, the CFTS portal reports.
The number of ship journeys performed on River Dnipro reduced by 5.3% to 10,473 in the first 11 months of this year, compared with the corresponding period of this year.
Regarding the main types of goods transported on the river during this period, grain had the biggest fall in transport volume. Grain transport volume reduced by 28.1% to 3.19 million tons in the first 11 months of this year, compared with the corresponding period of this year.
The volume of transportation of metal products increased by 8.3% to 1.67 million tons, construction materials and other goods by 6.8% to 5.14 million tons, and petroleum products by 14% to 43,400 tons.
As reported earlier, cargo transportation on River Dnipro reduced by 10.9% to 8.6 million tons of cargo in January-October 2020, compared with 9.7 million tons in 2019.