Ukrainian seaports handled 10.052 million tons of cargo in January 2021, which is 25.5% less than they handled in the same month of 2020.
This is stated in data from the Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA), the CFTS portal reports.
According to the data, cargo transshipment volumes amounted to 10.016 million tons in January.
According to the data published by the USPA, in January this year, the volume of transshipment of export cargo reduced by 23.4% to 7.814 million tons, the volume of transshipment of import cargo reduced by 29.4% to 1.567 million tons, the volume of transshipment of transit cargo reduced by 36.2% to 615,830 tons, and the volume of transshipment of coastal cargo increased by 40.3% to 65,050 tons.
The volume of transshipment of liquid bulk cargo increased by 20.4% to 963,600 tons. In particular, the volume of transshipment of crude oil and petroleum products increased and the volume of transshipment of vegetable oil reduced by 4.4% to 474,600 tons.
Transshipment of bulk cargo reduced by 32.4% to 6.539 million tons. In particular, transshipment of grain cargo reduced by 43.7% to 2.664 million tons (including reduction of grain transshipment by 43.5% to 2.629 million tons), transshipment of ores reduced by 7% to 2.861 million tons, and transshipment of coal reduced five-fold to 152,700 tons.
The volume of transshipment of unitized cargo reduced by 15.4% to 2.549 million tons. In particular, transshipment of ferrous metals reduced by 11.6% to 1.367 million tons and transshipment of pig iron by 27.3% to 222,700 tons.
Container turnover in Ukrainian seaports reduced by 15.7% to 75,672 TEU in January. In weight terms, transshipment of containers reduced by 25.4% to 832,000 tons.
As reported, Ukrainian seaports handled 159.1 million tons of cargo in 2020, which is 0.5% less than they handled in 2019.