Transport
Table 5
Freight Transportation by Types of Transport in 1998

Type of transport
Million tons of freight transported Freight turnover, bln ton-kilometers
January-April 1998Change compared to January-April 1997,%January-April 1998Change compared to January-April 1997,%
Total 233.7101.9131.5102.4
Including
railway 95.8108.053.8109.1
motor*47.789.91.3121.8
sea3.196.06.970.3
river2.3148.11.5112.1
pipeline84.8102.568.0101.6
air0.0144.60.0136.8

* Motor transport facilities whose main activity is transportation by motor transport.

Table 6
Passenger Transportation by Public Transport in 1998

Type of transport
Million passengers transported in Passenger turnover, billion passengers-kilometers
January-April 1998compared to January-April 1997,%January-April 1998compared to January-April 1997, %
Total 1010.2103.624.298.9
Including
railway 155.094.914.896.1
motor853.6105.48.9104.7
sea1.1117.70.0124.3
river0.264.80.051.2
air0.379.10.585.4

Sea transport transported 2,945 thousand tons in international transportation (down 5.7% compared to January-April of the previous year); river transport transported 1,369.7 thousand tons (up 24.5%).

Sea and river ports handled 25,633.3 thousand tons of cargo, including 11,294.4 thousand tons of exported cargo, 1,988.3 thousand tons of imported cargo, 10,570.0 of transit cargo, and 1780.6 thousand tons of cargo transported inside Ukraine.

In January-April 1998, sea and river ports handled 7,309 vessels, including 3,033 vessels of foreign owners or freighters.


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