Throughput of Ukraine’s seaports increases since year-start

17:50, 15 May 2017
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In January-April 2017, seaports of Ukraine handled 44.058 million tonnes of cargo, up 2.3%, year-on-year, according to the press center of Ukraine's Sea Ports Authority, Port News reports.

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Transshipment of export cargo totaled 34.3 million tonnes (+2.4%), imports – at 6.029 million tonnes (+7.4%), transit – at 3.440 million tonnes (- 3.1%), inland traffic – at 288,000 tonnes (-23.5%), according to Port News.

Read alsoOver UAH 3 billion to be invested in seaports in 2017 – USPAThe highest results were reported by port Yuzhny – 14.48 mln t (+0.3%, year-on-year), Odesa – at 8.42 mln t (+0.6%), Mykolayiv – at 8.05 mln t (+13%).

In the reporting period, transshipment of liquid bulk cargo grew by 10.5% to 3.744 mln t including 1.13 mln t handled by Mykolayiv port (+47%), 1.0 mln t – by Yuzhny port (-22.7%) and 0.78 mln t – by Odesa port (+29.3%).

Read alsoSaudi Arabia to build port terminal in Ukraine - Ministry of InfrastructureTransshipment of dry bulk cargo totaled 31.95 mln t (+6%, year-on-year) including 13.02 mln t handled by Yuzhny port (+1.5%), 6.13 mln t – by Mykolayiv port (+17.2%), 3.55 mln t - by Chernomorsk port (-18.7%) and 3.52 mln t – by Odesa port (+8.3%).

Container throughput in seaports of Ukraine grew by 1.9% to 193,835 TEUs including 165,694 TEUs handled by Odesa seaport.

From the beginning of the year, seaports of Ukraine handled 3,569 vessels (4.7%, year-on-year).

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