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Transit of containers through the port of Odessa has increased by 31% for 10 months

11 2011

TheportofOdessais the Ukrainian leading company for transshipment of containerized cargo. For 10 months of 2011 it increased container traffic by 31% over the same period of 2010 (i.e. to 373.08 thousand TEU).

   The outcome exceeded the result of the previous year (in 2010 the port transshipped 351.56 thousand TEU that increase by 37.6% concerning the preceding year).

   The transit component grows vey rapidly - for the 9 months it has increased by more than 2 times in comparison with the previous year (+104%, to 26.056 thousand TEU). The import of containers increased by 31.5% to 179.264 thousand TEU. The export transshipment is growing most slowly - by 24.2% to January-October of 2010, to 167.76 thousand TEU.

   In 2010 container transit through Odessa increased by 28% (to 15.7 thousand TEU), imports - by 37% (to 166.4 thousand TEU), export - by 39% (to 169.3 thousand TEU).