In the ports of Ukraine for the transshipment of cargo reached a record high

В портах Украины перевалка грузов достигла рекордной отметки

Transshipment of cargoes in ports of Ukraine reached a six-year record

The growth of transshipment in Ukrainian ports has exceeded 20%, which was a record of the last six years.

From January to October, the ports of Ukraine handled 129.8 million tonnes, which is more than 20% higher than in 2018. This was reported by the press service of the administration of seaports of Ukraine on Wednesday, November 13.

In ASD indicated that maximum positive growth of transshipment in the last six years.

The dynamics are influenced by good harvests of the past and current marketing years, the high iron ore prices on the world market, as well as efficient cooperation between the ASPU and stevedoring companies.

The volume of transshipment of grain and ore rose by more than a third. So, for 10 months seaports handled 43.6 million tons of grain, which is 37% more than in the same period last year, and 30.5 million tons of ore (growth for 10 months – 33%).
In addition, ASD mark for the second consecutive year increase in container traffic. In January-October the handling of containers increased 19% (+812 thousand TEU).

Exports, which account for a substantial share of transshipment has increased by almost a quarter. At the end of October processed to 97.7 million tonnes, 24% more than in the same period of 2018.

In ASD talking about the growth of transit. In comparison with indicators of 2018, the increase in transit cargo is 9.3 million tonnes (+8%). In addition, 21.2 million tons more overloaded of import cargo (+ 12%).

In the 10 months leading transshipment of steel five ports, providing treatment for more than 90% of the total volume of goods. South processed more than 43.8 million tons (+28.3 per cent compared to the same period in 2018), Nikolaev – more than 26.9 million tons (+ 20%), Black – more to 21.1 mn tons (+23.2 percent), Odessa – more than 20.7 million tons (+19.4 per cent). The fifth was Mariupol on the Azov sea, which overcame a decline that lasted almost five years, and has passed almost 5.3 million tons (+5,5%).

For 10 months of sea ports of Ukraine processed 9 813 vessels, which is 2.1% more than last year. Among the leaders in the processing of Izmail seaport – 2946 ships, the Mykolaiv – 1474, port of Chernomorsk – 1391 and Odessa port 1200.

Noted in ASD and the increase in passenger traffic: compared to last year’s period by 65% to 537 000. Of these, more than 527 000 persons took advantage of internal transport, mainly cruise and walking routes in the ports of Odessa and Ust-Dunaysk. Foreign passengers transported 9795, in the ports of Ust-Danube (river cruise liners) and Odessa.

Thus in ASD point to a decrease in 30.7% of the number of passes of vessels on the Dnieper (9972). Although the volume transported on the river cargo increased to 9.6 million tonnes, including almost half (3.9 million tons) increased transportation of grain and by 24% (to 1.37 million tons) of steel products.

We will remind that earlier Ukrainian ports interested investors from China, Qatar and Singapore. In the Ministry of Infrastructure told about the situation with the investors ‘ interest in Ukrainian ports in the framework of the law on concessions.

It was also reported that in the seaport of Odessa first arrived oil from Libya. Batch of oil has brought the tanker Prometheus Energy with the flag of the Marshall Islands. Processing of the tanker took 41 hours.

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