Throughput of port Azov up 58% to 2.16 million tonnes in QI’2018
In January-March 2018, seaport of Azov handled 2.16 million tonnes of cargo (+58%, year-on-year).
According to the stevedoring companies’ statistics, exports grew by 34% to 1.228 million tonnes, imports – by 17% to 68,000 tonnes, short-sea traffic – 2.2 times to 827,000 tonnes, transit - 2 times to 37,000 tonnes.
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.