Throughput of port Azov grew by 39% to 8.68 million tonnes in 8M’2018
In January-August 2018, seaport of Azov handled 8.688 million tonnes of cargo (+39%, year-on-year).
According to the stevedoring companies’ statistics, internal turnover of Azov seaport grew by 54% to 7.085 million tonnes.
Exports grew by 32% to 3.175 million tonnes, import – by 20% to 270,000 tonnes, short-sea traffic – by 84% to 3.640 million tonnes, while transit declined by 2% to 1.603 million.
In the reporting period, grain transshipment grew by 64% to 5.672 million tonnes, oil products – by 2% to 1.817 million tonnes, coal – by 53% to 823,000 tonnes.
Turnover of vessels at the port of Azov grew to 2,824 arrivals and 2,824 departures vs 2,271 arrivals and 2,284 departures a year ago.
Port of Azov is situated on the banks of the Don river. It is the main gateway between the Mediterranean Sea with the inland waterways of Russia and the Caspian Sea, for freight flows to the central part of Russia, the Urals and Central Asia. The boundaries of the port's basin include the River Don from the 3151.0-km stretch, the Koysug River to the receiving Buoy No 1 of Azov-Don Sea Canal, including outer anchorage No. 6 and the Calancea bayou to Dugino stop-over point.