According to the online data of the Ukrainian Seaports Authority in January 2017 the volume of cargo handling in Ukrainian seaports reached 10 3200 t, which is 14.6% more than in the similar period of 2016.
Export cargo handling totalled 8 million 094 thousand t (30.3% growth as compared to 2016), import — 1042300 (9% decrease compared with the same period in 2016).
Transit cargo handling amounted to 475 000 t (50% of the previous year’s indicators). Cabotage totaled to 39.3 000 t. Containers handling increased by 30.5% during the reporting period and amounted to 48,911 TEU.
The state port operators owned by the Ministry of Infrastructure handled 1082500 t (18.2% of total volume). Other port operators (mostly privately owned) handled 80020600 t (81.8% of total). In particular, the port operators (mostly privately owned) at USPA’s berths handled 4017000 t (41.6% of total).
Almost twofold growth was registered in specialised seaport «Oktiabrsk» (+86.6%). Furthermore, the growth of turnover showed the ports of Kherson (+33.1%), «Yuzhnyi» (+20.9%), Odessa (+20.4%), Illichivsk (+16.3%) and Mykolaiv (+14.8%).
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