sea transportation
The mechanisms for unblocking Ukrainian seaports

Russia's unilateral blockade of the Black Sea costs Ukraine and the West billions of dollars
The Danube ports processed 3 million tons of cargo in May

The May result is an absolute record for the ports of this region
The first quarter has become traditionally inactive for the dry cargo market

Analysts expect further market revival in hopes of increased demand for transportation from China
Izmail port handled 6.2 million tons of cargo since the beginning of the year

Pellets took the third place in the range of cargoes in terms of transshipment volume
Dry cargo freight rates showed growth in March

March was a good month for dry cargo amid expectations for China's economy
The Izmail port handled 1.3 million tons of cargo in February 2023

Volumes of processed cargo increased by 24% month-on-month
Business calls for stabilization and expansion of shipping in the Black Sea region

Ukrainian companies call on the UN and Turkiye to contribute to the stable work of the Grain Initiative, its continuation and expansion
Izmail port handled almost 38,000 tons of pig iron in January 2023

For the whole of 2022, the volume of pig iron transshipment in the Izmail port amounted to only 8.9 thousand tons

How the export logistics of iron and steel companies has changed in 2022

Industry enterprises have rebuilt their logistics routes by directing exports to European seaports
The Port of Gdansk increased cargo transshipment by 28.2% y/y in 2022

Transshipment of other dry bulk cargoes, including iron ore, decreased by 20% year-on-year
Sea transport provided 54% of Ukraine’s export traffic in 2022

The export cargo transported by sea amounted to 53.8 million tons
The dry cargo market in 2023 will be influenced by the situation in China

There are signs that there will be a boom in tanker transportation next year

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