Dnieper Freight increased by 26% in 2017 year

24 Янв

In 2017, through Dnieper river, 8,095 million tons of cargo were transported — by 1,7 million tons or by 26% more compared to the previous year. This is evidenced by the data of the River Information Service of Ukraine’s waterways, transmitted by the Ports of Ukraine.

Container turnover on the Dnipro increased by 13,8% in 2017 to reach 1948 containers were transported.

The main carriers on the inland waterways of Ukraine remain the company «Ukrrichflot» and «Nibulon».

Navigation on the Dnieper in 2017  was carried out from the end of March to December. According to the State Enterprise of Waterways (HVVP) «Ukrvodshhlyah», the number of vessels that have been using the river Dnieper for the navigation period 2017 has increased in comparison with the 2016 for 13% of the year to 13 408 vessels.

In 2016 year, along the Dnieper River, 6,4 million tons of cargo and 1711 containers were transported.

Источник: http://uprom.info/en/news/other/infrastruktura/vantazhoperevezennya-dniprom-zbilshilisya-na-26-u-2017-rotsi/