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September 2017

Throughput of Russian seaports review in Jan-Aug 2017

Throughput of Russian seaports review in Jan-Aug 2017In January – August 2017, Russian seaports handled 517.25 mln t of cargo (+10.4%, year-on-year), says the press center of Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

Transshipment of dry bulk cargo totaled 239.9 mln t (+9.9%) including:
102.7 mln t of coal (+15%),
31.6 mln t of containerized cargo (+13.5%),
25.3 mln t of grain (+23.2%),
18.7 mln t of ferrous metal (-1.5%),
11.2 mln t of mineral fertilizers (+6.2%),
2 mln t refrigerated cargo (-0.3%).

Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo increased by 10.8% to 277.3 mln t including:
169.9 mln t of crude oil (+16%),
95.1 mln t of oil products (+2.2%),
9.4 mln t of liquefied gas (+10.1%).

Export totaled cargo handled 399.4 mln t (+7.5%), imports – 24 mln t (+17.1%), transit – 38.4 mln t (+18.3%), short-sea shipping – 55.2 mln t (+25.5%).

Total container turnover of Russian seaports for 8 month of 2017 increased by 16.4% year-on-year to 3.04 mln TEU, including imports — 1.3 mln TEU (+18%), export – 1.27 mln TEU (+17.3%), short-sea traffic — 436.66 thou TEU (+9%), transit — 41.52 thou TEU (+26.6%).
In reporting period refrigerated containers handled 300.02 thou TEU of which import – 235.84 thou TEU, short-sea shipping – 39.03 thou TEU, export – 25.11 thou TEU.

Basin specification:

Operators of the Arctic Basin terminals handled 48.7 mln t of cargo (+62.2%, year-on-year) including 29.68 mln t of liquid bilk cargo (up in 2.4 times) and 19.09 mln t of dry cargo (+8.8%). Throughput of port of Murmansk amounted 34.3 mln t (+71.2%), Varandei – 5.81 mln t (+8%), Sabetta – 4.78 mln t (up in 4.3 times), Arkhangelsk – 1.56 mln t (-19.6%), Dudinka – 0.82 mln t (+5.8%), Kandalaksha – 0.93 mln t (up in 2.4 times).
Container turnover in ports of Arctic Basin in reporting period up 1.6% to 92.34 thou TEU, from which is the main part it’s a short-sea shipping – 90.6 thou TEU (+2.3%), export – 0.6 thou TEU, import – 1.16 thou TEU. The volume of transshipment of refrigerated containers amounted 2.85 thou TEU. Container turnover in port of Murmansk in reporting period amounted 27.44 thou TEU (+3.3%), Dudinka – 34.87 thou TEU (+5.1%), Arkhangelsk – 24.04 thou TEU (+3.9%).

The ports of the Baltic Basin for 8 month handled 164.63 mln t (+5.9%) including 68.32 mln t of dry cargo (+17.3%) and 96.31 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-0.9%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 67.5 mln t (+12%), Primorsk – 40.1 mln t (-7.4%), Big Port St. Petersburg – 35.3 mln t (+10.6%), Vysotsk – 11.7 mln t (+4.4%).
The container turnover in Jan-Aug 2017 in ports of Baltic Basin increased by 11.4% to 1.49 mln TEU, including loaded export – 482.4 thou TEU, empty export – 248.5 thou TEU (+27.3%), import – 760.4 thou TEU (+10.8%), short-sea shipping – 1 TEU (-99%). Container turnover of Big Port St. Petersburg up 9.9% to 1.28 mln TEU, port of Ust-Luga – 49.3 thou TEU (-8.2%), Kaliningrad – 164.6 thou TEU (+34.8%).

For Jan-Aug of 2017 seaports of Azov – Black Sea Basin handled 172.3 mln t (+9.1) including 72 mln t of dry cargo (+6.5%) and 100.3 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+11%). Increased the volume of cargo handling operators of port of Novorossiysk to 96.7 mln t (+12.7%), Tuapse – 17.8 mln t (+6.3%), Kavkaz – 21.5 mln t (+4.4%), Taman – 9.9 mln t (+16.8%), Rostov-on-Don – 8.8 mln t (+4.4%), Kerch – 5.6 mln t (-9.5%), Azov – 4.19 mln t (+1%).
Container turnover in ports of Azov – Black Sea basin amounted 499.25 thou TEU (+16.4%), including export – 250.81 thou TEU (+18.1%), import – 238.69 thou TEU (+15%), short-sea shipping – 9.23 thou TEU (+4.7%), transit – 0.64 thou TEU (up to 3.4 times). The reefer container handled 75.8 thou TEU which of in import direction – 74.6 thou TEU, in export direction – 1.16 thou TEU. Container turnover in port of Novorossiysk up to 489.33 thou TEU (+16.8%), Azov – 4.82 thou TEU (+21.8%), Sevastopol – 4.39 thou TEU (+0.6%), Kavkaz – 0.66 thou TEU, Rostov-on-Don – 0.05 thou TEU (-94.1%).

The ports of the Caspian Basin handled 2.4 mln t of cargo (-36) including 1.7 mln t of dry cargo (-6.1%) and 0.7 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-64.1%). Throughput of port of Makhachkala down 60.6% to 0.8 mln t, Astrakhan to 1.4 mln t (-6.4%), Olya port – 138 thou t (+39%).
Container turnover of the Caspian Basin in January – August 2017 amounted 1.59 thou TEU (+18.4%), including export – 683 TEU (+18), import – 636 TEU (+19.3%), short-sea shipping – 274 TEU (+17.6%).

The ports of Far East Basin up to 129.1 mln t (+6.3%) including 78.8 mln t of dry cargoes (+7.7%) and 50.3 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+4.1%). Port Vostochny handled 46.2 mln t (+3.3%), Vanino – 19.9 mln t (-0.5%), Nakhodka – 16.3 mln t (+5.3%), Prigorodnoye – 11.2 mln t (+8.5%), Vladivostok – 11 mln t (+19%), De-Castri – 8.2 mln t (-9.9%), Posiet – 5.1 mln t (+3.5%).
The Far East Basin ports container throughput in reporting period increased by 27.6% to 959.44 thou TEU, including loading export – 142.7 thou TEU (+22.4%), empty export – 140.8 thou TEU (47.1%), import – 298.5 thou TEU (+46.1%), transit – 40.9 thou TEU (+25.4%), short-sea shipping – 336.6 thou TEU (+11.2%).

Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) set up in 1987 unites over 50 organizations and enterprises of Russia’s maritime transport. ASOP comprises commercial seaports, forwarding and agency companies, scientific research institutes and marine educational institutions. Operational results of Russian port sector are based on statistics reports and cover all stevedoring companies operating in the Russian Federation.

Loading data review on Russian Railways network in Jan-Aug 2017

Loading data on Russian Railways network in January - April 2017According to the figures, published on the company’s website, the network owned by Russian Railways for 8 month of 2017 loaded 833.5 mln t of freight, which is 3% more than in the same period last year, including 106.2 mln t (+0.4%) which is loaded in August.

Freight turnover since the beginning of the year amounted 1.6 trln tariff ton-km (+6.9%), freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs amounted 2.09 trln ton-km (+6.5%).
For August 2017 freight turnover amounted 208.2 bn tariff ton-km (+4.9%), freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs amounted 265.1 bn ton-km (+4.9%).

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