Cargo transshipment at the Mariupol seaport (Donetsk region) reduced by 30.9% to 8.984 million tons in 2015, compared with the previous year, according to data from the Administration of Seaports of Ukraine.
The volume of transshipment of liquid bulk cargoes (oil) through the port reduced by 14.2% to almost 100,000 tons in 2015, compared with 2014.
Transshipment of dry cargoes reduced by 22.5% to 4.362 million tons in 2015, compared with 2014, In particular, transshipment of coal reduced by 35.5% to 1.29 million tons, transshipment of ore increased 2.3-fold to 2.431 million tons, transshipment of construction materials reduced by 91.9% to 126,000 tons, transshipment of cereal cargoes reduced by 42.1% to 433,000 tons, including grain by 37.8% to 297,000 tons.
Transshipment of unitized cargo through the seaport reduced by 37.7% to 4.523 million tons in 2015, compared with 2014. This included 1.153 million tons of pig iron (a 36.7% reduction), 1.345 million tons tons of rolled metals (a 52.9% reduction), and 2.003 million tons of other ferrous metals (a 19.7% reduction).