Export of coal by rail reduced almost three-fold to 191,000 tons in August, compared with July
The approximate volume of transshipment through TIS Coal is one ship per month.
The volume of loading of main cargo - bituminous coal - reduced 4.3 times to 1.6 million tons during this period.
The consignment of coal in the first vessel will be about 87,000 tons
Cargoes passing on transit from the Russian Federation have been stopped, and that is about 250,000 tons of coal
Import of coking coal into Ukraine has been subject to quotas from 1 June 2013
Ore cargoes accounted for the largest share of the total turnover
Transshipment of Russian coal at Ukrainian ports has fallen by half in five years, despite an increase in coal production in Russia. New projects in Murmansk and Taman will further strengthen the negative trend involving the fall the volume of coal transit. Ukraine needs to make its case in the battle for freight traffic.