Pivdenny Sea Port (formerly Yuzhny Sea Port, situated in Odesa region), the largest seaport in Ukraine in terms of transshipment volume, increased transshipment by 25.5% in January-August 2020 as compared for the same period in 2019, to 42.045 million tonnes.
According to the website of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), in the eight months Pivdenny port increased transhipment of export cargo by 26.5%, to 31.704 million tonnes, of import cargo by 21%, to 5.245 million tonnes and of transit freight by 18.3%, to 4.818 million tonnes. There were 22 times more coastal freight handled, 277,970 tonnes.
According to goods nomenclature, the port increased handling of bulk cargo by 26.4% in January-August 2020, to 3.673 million tonnes, of dry bulk cargo by 27%, to 35.215 million tonnes and packaged goods by 10.8%, to 3.156 million tonnes.
Transhipment of containers accounted for 165,591 TEU (up by 26.7%).
Pivdenny seaport was founded in 1978.