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The volume of cargo turnover in seaports for the 1st half-year increased by 4,7%

July 11, 2013.

The volume of cargo turnover in seaports of Russia for the 1st half-year 2013 made 284,1 million tons that is 4,7% more, than for the similar period of 2012. Bulk carriers made 119,1 million tons of the total cargo quantity (decrease for 2,3%), liquid cargoes – 165,0 million tons (increase at 10%), are reported by the press reliase of Transport Ministry.

Cargo turnover in ports of the Arctic pool made 22,9 million tons (increase at 33,2% in comparison with the similar period of 2012), the Baltic pool – 105,5 million tons (increase at 7,7%), the Azovo-Black sea pool – 81,1 million tons (decrease for 4,7%), the Caspian pool – 4,1 million tons (decrease for 22,6%), the Far East pool – 70,5 million tons (increase at 7%).