Throughput of port Azov down 3.5% to 1.07 mln t in QI'15
In January-March, 2015, seaport Azov handled 1.07 mln t of cargo (-3.5%, year-on-year), Vladimir Bragin, Harbour Master of port Azov told IAA PortNews.
Transshipment of grain declined by 4.8% to 682,000, oil products – climbed by 10.4% to 212,000 t, coal – by 6.8% to 126,000 t.
In the reported period, exports fell by 16.4% to 857,000 t, imports – by 34.8% to 45,000 t. Transshipment of coastal trade cargo totaled155,000 t (no coastal trade cargo was handled in QI'14). Transit remained flat at 13,000 t.
In the first quarter of 2015, the office of Port Azov Harbour Master registered 308 incoming and 311 outgoing vessels (against 358 and 358 vessels registered in 2014).