Maritime Transportation from CIS Countries 5th Annual Dry Bulk Shipping Market Outlook Conference, 9th and 10th September 2008, Crown Plaza London Vitaliy Smilyk Head of Maritime Research Department, Metal Expert
Metal Expert in brief: • Part of Information agency Metal Courier established in 1994 • Reliable source of information on global steel and raw materials markets • Provider of daily news, weekly reviews, monthly analytical bulletins, quarterly forecasts, special reports and consulting services • Organizer of several international steel and raw materials and transportation conferences • Offices in Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine), Moscow (Russia), and Houston (Texas, USA)
Report`s structure: • Main cargoes handled in ports of CIS and Baltic States • Largest cargo owners of Russia and Ukraine and ports they work with • Major destinations of Russian and Ukrainian exports • Freight markets of the CIS and Baltic countries
- coal (83mt); - steel (57mt); - fertilizers (38mt); - grain (25mt); - iron ore (18mt); - timber (16.5mt); - construction cargoes (10.5mt incl. 5mt of clay); -scrap (9mt); - pig iron (7mt); - sulphur (6.5-7mt); - nonferrous metal ores (5mt); - nonferrous metals (4mt); - sugar (4mt – import and export); - coke (1mt) Part 1Main cargoes handled in ports of CIS and Baltic States
Coal Baltic Sea ports – 31.5mt Azov and Black Sea ports – 21.8mt Far East ports – 18.3mt Northern ports – 11.2mt
Steel Azov and Black Sea ports – 38mt Baltic Sea ports – 8.3mt Caspian Sea ports – 5.5mt Far East ports – 4.8mt
Fertilizers Baltic Sea ports – 20mt Azov and Black Sea ports – 14mt Northern ports – 2.8mt Far East ports – 1mt
Grains Traditionally, main volumes of grain cargoes are shipped from Azov and Black Sea ports (20mt in 2007). Ports of Baltic Sea basin worked 6.1mt.
Iron ore Ports of Black Seas handled 17mt of iron ore in 2007, while Baltic and Northern ports – only 1mt. Kovdor GOK is boosting iron ore transportation through Murmansk; above 1mt will be shipped from this port in 2008.
Timber Baltic Sea ports – 7.8mt Far East ports – 4.5mt Northern and Caspian ports – 0.5mt each
Construction cargoes (including clay) Azov and Black Sea ports – 8.5mt Baltic Sea ports – 2mt
Scrap Last year, CIS and Baltic ports handled some 9mt of scrap: Baltic Sea ports – above 4mt; Azov and Black Sea ports – some 3-4mt; Far Eastern ports – 1mt.
Pig iron Azov and Black Sea ports – 4.7mt Far East ports – 1.1mt Baltic Sea ports – 1mt
Sulphur Main volumes of sulphur exported from CIS are handled in Azov and Black Sea ports – 6.5mt out of total 7mt.
Nonferrous metal ores Azov and Black Sea ports – 3mt Far East ports – 1mt
Nonferrous metal Baltic Sea ports – 1.7mt Azov and Black Sea ports – 1.5mt Far East ports – 0.8mt
Sugar Ports of CIS and Baltic States handled above 4mt of sugar (incl. export and import). Main volumes were shipped from Azov and Black Sea ports (3.5mt).
Summary 1 part
Largest ports of CIS and the Baltics handling coal: Vostochny Port – 16mt Murmansk SMP – 11.2mt Riga Free Port – 10.5mt Rosterminalugol (Ust-Luga) – 6mt Yuzhny SMP – 4mt Tallinn Port – 3.7mt Mariupol SMP – 3.7mt
Largest ports of CIS and the Baltics handling steel: Mariupol SMP – 8.4mt Odessa SMP – 5.8mt Novorossiysk Sea Merchant Port (SMP) – 5.3mt Port of Saint Petersburg – 4.3mt Nakhodka SMP – 3.6mt Illyichevsk SMP – 3.3mt Astrakhan Ports – 3.2mt
Largest ports of CIS and the Baltics handling fertilizers: Port of Saint Petersburg – 6.5mt Klaipeda State Sea Port – 5.3mt Yuzhny SMP – 3.6mt Ventspils Free Port – 3.3mt Transinvestservice (Yuzhny SMP) – 2.1mt Murmansk SMP – 2.1mt
Largest ports of CIS and the Baltics handling grain: Novorossiysk Sea Merchant Port (SMP) – 6mt Rostov Port– 2.4mt Odessa SMP – 2.2mt Transinvestservice (Yuzhny SMP) – 1.7mt Special Economic Zone Liepaya– 1.2mt Klaipeda State Sea Port – 1.2mt Azov Sea Port (SP) – 1.1mt Kherson SMP – 1mt
Largest ports of CIS and the Baltics handling iron ore: Yuzhny SMP – 4.5mt Izmail SMP – 3.1mt Illyichevsk SMP – 2.7mt TIS-Ruda (Yuzhny SMP) – 1.2mt
Largest ports of CIS and the Baltics handling timber: Riga Free Port – 3mt Khabarovsk Territory Ports – 2.8mt Port of Saint Petersburg – 2.5mt Novorosleseksport – 2mt
Largest ports of CIS and the Baltics handling construction cargoes: Mariupol SMP – 3.3mt (clay) Kherson SMP – 1.7mt Feodosiya SMP – 1mt (clay) Klaipeda State Sea Port – 1mt
Largest ports of CIS and the Baltics handling scrap: Port of Saint Petersburg – 2.5mt Rostov Port -1mt Esteve (Tallinn) – 0.7mt Klaipeda State Sea Port – 0.6mt
Largest ports of CIS and the Baltics handling pig iron: Yuzhny SMP – 1.8mt Nakhodka SMP – 1mt Odessa SMP – 0.6mt Kaliningrad Sea Fishing Port – 0.6mt
Largest ports of CIS and the Baltics handling sulphur: Buzan-port – 1.9mt Kerch SMP (roads) – 1.6mt Mariupol SMP – 1.1mt Ust-Donetsk SMP – 1mt
Part 2Largest cargo owners of Russia and Ukraine and ports they work with