The capacity of Ukrainian ports increased by 12% for the first four months of 2019.
48.8 million tons of cargo were handled in the seaports of Ukraine for the first four months of 2019, which is 5 million tons (or 12%) higher than the same period of last year. Administration of sea ports of Ukraine informed.
Among the cargo, exports increased by 20% compared with the same period of last year. Import and transit decreased by 5% and 18.5% respectively.
Yuzhnyi handled a little less than 15.5 million tons (+ 19.6%) compared with the first four months of last year.
Nikolaev – almost 10.7 million tons (+ 20.3%),
Chernomorsk – 8.4 million tons (+ 20.9%),
Odessa – more than 8 million tons (+ 5.5%).
Since the beginning of the year, 1934 vessels (voyages) have passed by the Dnipro river, which is more than 60% more than last year for this period. The total freight traffic reached almost 2 million tons.