Seaborne cargo throughput via St. Petersburg grew by 0.5% year-on-year.
The Big Port of St. Petersburg is among the Top 5 largest Russian ports in terms of throughput, a spokesperson for the RF Ministry of Transport told Saint-Petersburg TV Channel.
The Big Port of St. Petersburg ranks the fifth with a 0.5% year-on-year growth of cargo volume handled. The Black Sea port of Novorossiysk rates the first, it was up 4.8% year-on-year.
Ust-Luga in the Baltic is the second with a 2.1% year-on-year increase in throughput. Vostochny in the Pacific rates the third, and Primorsk in the Baltic occupies the fourth position in the ranking.
Seaborne cargo traffic via Russian ports has been growing for more than 20 years in a row, according to the Ministry of Transport.
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