Traffic volume on the NSR increased in 2016

Traffic volume on the Northern Sea Route in 2016 has increased by 35% in comparison with 2015 and reached 7 mln 265,7 th tonnes (cargo delivered – 3 mln 119 th 560 tonnes, cargo shipped out – 4 mln 146 th 95 tonnes). That was reported by the NSR Administration.

In accordance with the data on the NSR Administration, volume of oil and oil products transportation increased by 4 times to 3 mln 473 th 822 tonnes, LNG transportation slightly rose and reached 114 th 482 tonnes. Volume of coal transportation reduced by 38,4% to 219 th 759 tonnes, ore concentrate shipment decreased by 31% and reached 55 th 176 tonnes. Other dry cargo also reduced by 14,6% to 3 mln 402 th 416 tonnes.

Source: http://portnews.ru/

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