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Sea Commercial Port “Yuzhny” starts 2020 with cargo turnover 16% ahead of schedule

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In January 2020, state stevedoring company “Yuzhny” handled 1 million 307,1 thous. tonnes of cargo. It is 47,1% more than in the same period last year and 16,1% more than planned. 16 vessels were handled, including 11 Capesize vessels. The company handled 21 003 railcars.

Export cargo made up 56,5%. The main cargo of the month was iron ore (699 thous. tonnes). Moreover, 39,7 thous. tonnes of grain cargo were handled within a month. Total of 738,7 thous. tonnes of cargo was handled for export.

In January, the state stevedoring company handled 302,9 thous. tonnes of import cargo (23,1% of total cargo turnover). It is 700% more than in January 2019. 196,7 thous. tonnes of coal and 106,2 thous. tonnes of nickel ore were handled at the company facilities.

The volume of transit cargo passing through the enterprise continues to grow. Last month, transit amounted to 265.5 thous. tonnes (20.3% of the total cargo turnover). This is 203.4% more than in January 2019.

“Sea Commercial Port “Yuzhny” is located on the north-west coast of the Black Sea in the nonfreezing Adzhalyksky estuary and it is the deepest port in Ukraine. The company provides a wide range of loading & discharging services, storage and related works; it handles bulk, general and break-bulk cargoes. Scheduled cargo delivery and cargo handling are effectively performed due to the convenient location of the railroad station “Beregova”, developed infrastructure of the road and rail ways. The company operates five deep-water berths, two of which are dedicated to handling of Capesize vessel up to permissible DWT. Annual cargo turnover of the company is 15,07 mt.
Source: Sea Commercial Port “Yuzhny”

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