Throughput of Ukrainian seaports down 2% to 148 mln t

In 2013, seaports of Ukraine handled 148 mln t of cargo (-2%, year-on-year), says press center of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority.

State stevedores under the Ministry of Infrastructure handled 53 mln t (35.8% of total volumes).
Private stevedores through all berths handled 95 mln t (64.2% of total volumes) including 52 mln t handled by private stevedoring companies through the berths of USPA  (35.1% of total volumes).
Transshipment of import cargo increased by 11.7% to 17.9 mln t, coastal trade cargo – by 22.4% to 2.8 mln t.

Transshipment of export cargo hit 99.9 mln t (+2.8%), transit cargo – 27.1 mln t (-23.1%).
Container throughput of seaports climbed by 8.5% to 786,716 TEUs.

Adapted from Portnews