The volume of dry cargo transshipment decreased by 3.8% and liquid cargo - by 1%
In 2021, the cargo turnover of the seaports of the Arctic Basin amounted to 94.3 million tons. This is 1.9% less than a year earlier. In particular, the volume of dry cargo transshipment decreased by 3.8% to 29 million tons, and liquid cargo - by 1% to 65.3 million tons.
According to the Federal Agency for Marine and River Transport, in January-December last year, the cargo turnover of seaports in Russia as a whole reached 835.2 million tons. For the year it decreased by 1.7%. Transshipment of dry cargo increased by 2% to 412.8 million tons, and liquid cargo - by 1.5% to 422.4 million tons. It is noted that at the end of 2021, 0.6% was not enough to reach the milestone reached in 2019 pre-pandemic year - 840.27 million tons.
The largest growth was demonstrated by the seaports of the Baltic basin - by 4.7% to 252.8 million tons. The most serious fall at the ports of the Caspian basin - by 14% to 7 million tons.
Source: Information agency "B-port"