Stevedores in Ukrainian seaports increased container transshipment by 20% to 545,803 TEU in the first seven months of 2019.
This is stated in data from the Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA), the CFTS portal reports.
Transshipment of import containers increased by 19.8% to 265,659 TEU, transshipment of export containers by 18.7% to 259,232 TEU, and transshipment of transit containers by 42.2% to 20,912 TEU.
Containers were handled by the Odesa seaport (66% of the total container turnover of Ukrainian seaports), the Pivdennyi seaport (21%), the Chornomorsk seaport (12.9%), the Olvia specialized seaport (less than 1%), and the Reni seaport (less than 1%).
The Odesa seaport increased container transshipment by 9.3% to 360,417 TEU. Transshipment of import containers increased by 6.1% to 177,575 TEU, transshipment of export containers 11.7% to 166,825 TEU, and transshipment of transit containers by 23.8% to 16,017 TEU.
The Pivdennyi seaport doubled its container transshipment volume to 114,545 TEU. It doubled transshipment of import containers to 57,521 TEU, transshipment of export containers 2.1-fold to 52,129 TEU, and transshipment of transit containers 3.1-fold to 4,895 TEU.
The Chornomorsk seaport increased container transshipment by 3.1% to 70,756 TEU. Transshipment of export containers reduced by 7.5% to 40,220 TEU, transshipment of transit containers reduced by 15.2% to 165 TEU, and transshipment of import containers increased by 21.6% to 30,536 TEU.
The Olvia specialized seaport processed 83 TEU, compared with against 289 TEU a year earlier.
The Reni seaport processed 2 TEU.
According to the Ukrainian Seaports Authority, container transshipment increased by 19.1% to 7.104 million tons in weight terms and by 19.7% to 346,412 pieces in quantitative terms.
As the CFTS portal reported earlier, container transshipment in Ukrainian seaports increased by more than 18% the first five months of 2019.