The Chornomorsk maritime merchandise port increased cargo handling in January-May by 32.51% YoY, to 8.735 million tons.
According to data from the Ukrainian Sea Port Authority, over the period the port boosted transshipment of export cargo by 15.65%, to 6.42 million tons, while handling of imported cargo grew 2.45-fold, to 1.867 million tons. Transit cargo transshipment rose by 59.3%, to 442,930 tons.
The port handled 5,860 tons of intercoastal cargo. Transshipment of bulk cargo fell by 20.26%, to 628,950 tons, packaged cargo transshipment soared by 97.59%, to 2.21 million tons and dry cargo – by 25.86%, to 5.897 million tons. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)