In January-May 2021, the seaports of Ukraine handled 55.4 million tonnes of cargo, which is 18.6% less than in the same period in 2020.
As reported on the website of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), the specified period, the ports mainly handled ore and grain cargo – 15.7 million tonnes (14.1% down) and 14.6 million tonnes (33.1% down) respectively.
At the same time, the transshipment of oil products grew by 46.7% and amounted to 657,700 tonnes.
In January-May, the transshipment of export cargo amounted to 42.6 million tonnes (18.6% down compared to the same period in 2020), import reached 8.8 million tonnes (13.4% down), transit totaled 3.4 million tonnes (25% down), and coastal cargo handling was 484,800 tonnes (42.5% down).
In addition, 415,532 TEU containers were handled in the first five months of this year, which is 6.4% less than in the same period in 2020.
As reported, the seaports of Ukraine in January-April 2021 handled 44.1 million tonnes of cargo, which is 19.6% less than in the same period in 2020.
The seaports of Ukraine in 2020 handled 158.86 million tonnes of cargo, which is almost equal to the figure for 2019, the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure reported, citing Minister Vladyslav Krykliy.
“Despite the pandemic and the crisis in 2020, the seaports of Ukraine continued to operate and made great efforts to maintain a sufficient level of transshipment. The result of this work is almost 160 million tonnes of cargo handled per year, which practically reaches the pre-crisis level last year. 2020 was the year of signing first concession agreements in the maritime industry in the ports of Olvia and Kherson with an investment of UAH 3.7 billion for their further modernization and development. And we continue to work on new concessions in the region in 2021,” he said.
The ministry notes that over the year, the transshipment of exported cargo increased to 122.84 million tonnes (1.5% more), cabotage cargo to 2.37 million tonnes (10.7% more). At the same time, negative dynamics of import and transit cargo was recorded.
Most of all the ports handled grain and ore with 48 million tonnes and 44.22 million tonnes, respectively. At the same time, the transshipment of ore over the year increased by 18.5%, ferrous metals by 8.6%, and oil by 2.2 times. Transshipment of containers reached 1.05 million TEU and exceeded the previous year’s figure by 4.1%.
As reported, the seaports of Ukraine handled 160 million tonnes of cargo in 2019, which is 18.4% more compared to 2018.
Ukrainian seaports in January-November of this year handled 145 million tonnes of cargo, which is 1% more than in the same period last year, representatives of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said during the EBA Infrastructure Day on Thursday.
According to the USPA, the export of goods for 11 months-2020 increased by 3.6%, imports decreased by 8.3%, transit – by 10.3%.
“Exports increased due to such cargo as ore and metal, imports decreased due to ore and coal, transit decreased due to a reduction in ore supplies from the Russian Federation through the port of Pivdenny,” the USPA reported.
According to the published information, in the structure of cargo handling, grains make up 30% of cargo, ore – 28%, ferrous metals – 11%, containers – 8%, other bulk cargo – 6%, oil – 4%, etc.
Most of the cargo (28%) was handled by four seaports: Pivdenny, Mykolaiv, Odesa and Chornomorsk.
As reported, the seaports of Ukraine in 2019 handled 160 million tonnes of cargo, which is 18.4% more compared to 2018.
The seaports of Ukraine in January-October 2020 handled 132.05 million tonnes of cargo, which is 2.2 million tonnes more than in the same period in 2019.
According to the results of the reporting period, the transshipment of export cargo increased to 101.36 million tonnes (+ 3.8%), cabotage – up to 2.07 million tonnes (+ 23.3%), the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine reported with reference to minister Vladyslav Krykliy on Friday.
Above all, the ports handled grain cargo and ore – 39.4 million tonness and 37.2 million tonnes, respectively. At the same time, the transshipment of ore in 10 months of the current year has grown by 22.3%, ferrous metals – by 9.5%, oils – by 4.6%, and oil fuel – 2.4 times.
Transshipment of containers has reached 869,500 TEU and exceeded the last year’s figure by 7.1%.
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The seaports of Ukraine in January-September 2020 handled, according to recent data, 118.78 million tonnes of cargo, which is 3.7% more compared to the same period in 2019.
According to the latest information on the website of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, transshipment of exported cargo increased to 91.1 million tonnes (5.6% more), cabotage cargo to 1.8 million tonnes (31% more), and transshipment of imported goods decreased to 18 million tonnes (3.1% less), transit to 7.7 million tonnes (5.5% less).
The leaders in terms of transshipment volumes are ore and grain. During this period, the first place was occupied by grain cargo, the transshipment of which amounted to 35.3 million tonnes.
Ore ranked second with the amount of 33.8 million tonnes, which is 25.5% more than the same indicator of the previous year.
Transshipment of ferrous metals increased by 8.9%, to 12.86 million tonnes, oil by 5.6% in the volume of 4.49 million tonnes, and oil by 2.8 times, with a processing volume of 1.6 million tonnes.
Transshipment of containers reached 772,900 TEU and exceeded the last year’s figure by 8.3%.