In January - July 2021, loading volumes on the railway network owned by Russian Railways and dispatched to Russian seaports for export amounted to 204.9 million t, 9.4% more than in the same period in 2020. Various cargoes dispatched to the ports of Russia’s North-West totalled 83.9 million t, up 11.7%, while 53.3 million t were transported to the ports of the South, an increase of 21.7%, and 67.7 million t to the ports in Russia’s Far East, a rise of 6.2%.
Coal dominated the exports, accounting for 52.4% of the total, followed by oil cargo (22%), ferrous metals (6.9%), fertilizers (6.1%) and grain (2.3%).
Coal loading volumes shipped to ports in January - July 2021 increased by 15.5% to over 107.4 million t. Delivered to the ports of Russia’s Far East were 55.8 million t of solid fuel, an increase of 4.5%, 16.8 million t to the ports in the South, up by a factor of 1.8, and approximately 35 million t to the ports of the North-West, a rise of 15.5%.
Read the article online at: https://www.drybulkmagazine.com/dry-bulk/03092021/cargo-to-russian-seaports-on-the-rise/
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