Pivdenny maritime merchandise port in January 2020 handled 4.608 million tonnes of cargo, which is 28.45% more than in January 2019.
According to information from the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, for the period the port increased transshipment of exported cargo by 9.4%, to 3.125 million tonnes, imported freight by 2.5 times, to 0.877 million tonnes, transit by 56%, to 0.606 million tonnes.
The port did not handle coastal cargo in January.
In January 2020, the port raised transshipment of liquid cargo by 16.76%, to 0.414 million tonnes, dry bulk cargo by 41.18%, to 3.91 million tonnes, and reduced transshipment of packaged goods by 38.7%, to 0.284 million tonnes.
Container transshipment amounted to 18,380 TEU (an decrease of 2.49% compared to the same period in 2019).
As reported, the port handled 53.862 million tonnes of cargo in 2019, which is 26.1% more than in 2018.