Odessa, 08 DECEMBER 2016, CONTEXT-Prichernomorie — In the port of Odessa for the first 11 months of 2016 compared to the previous year increased transshipment of dry cargo and liquid bulk decreased, the correspondent of IA «Context-Prichernomorie» reports.
It was reported to the agency today, on December 08, in the press service of the Odessa Sea Port administration.
So, according to the operative data of the service of economy OF SE «ASPU», in January-November 2016 at the berths of Odessa sea port processed 23 million 109.1 thousand tons of cargo, which is 98.8% compared to the same period last year. The total tonnage of dry cargo remains in the area of «plus» (20 million 688.4 thousand tons or 102.4%), liquid cargo remains in negative «minus» (2 million 20.7 thousand tons or 76%).
In the nomenclature of dry cargo the first three positions are the following: grain in bulk (7 million 522.4 thousand tons), containers (6 million 117.5 thousand tons), ferrous metals (5 million 569.5 thousand tons).
The volume of transshipment of containerized cargo in 20-foot basis, shows a steady and significant increase, in the reporting period the port processed 436 thousand 453TEU, up 99 thousand 465 TEU, or 29.5% higher than the result of January-November 2015.