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For the first quarter of 2021, the seaports of Ukraine handled 32.6 million tons of cargo

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The Administration of the seaports of Ukraine noted the positive dynamics of cargo turnover in the ports, primarily due to the growth in the handling of ore and grain cargo.

For the first quarter of 2021, the seaports of Ukraine handled 32.6 million tons of cargo

During January-March 2021, port operators in the seaports of Ukraine handled 32.6 million tons of cargo. This is 8.44 million tons or 20.5% less than in the first quarter of last year.

Ukrainian seaports are gradually reducing negative dynamics. Processing of ore and grain cargo is growing - by 9 million tons (-12.1%) and 8.6 million tons (-36.9%), respectively. At the same time, oil transshipment for 3 months of this year increased by 21.1% and amounted to 619 thousand tons.

At the end of the reporting period, the transshipment of export cargo amounted to 25.3 million tons (-20.1% compared to the same period in 2020), import - 4.9 million tons (-19.9%), transit - 2.1 million tons (- 25.1%), coastal - 233.8 thousand tons (-35.1%).

Also in the first quarter of this year, 253,170 TEU containers were handled. This is 4.6% less than in the same period in 2020.

Since the beginning of 2021, 138 dry-cargo vessels have been handled in the port of Mariupol, and for the same period in 2020 - 105. In the first quarter of this year, compared to the previous year, the number of vessels with export cargo to Italy increased - 43 (in the 1st quarter of 2020 - 40), Turkey - 36 (was 18), Lebanon - 10 (was 3). Plus, two directions were added - Canada and Mexico, where in total more than 40 thousand tons of Mariupol slabs were shipped.

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