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The transshipment of liquid and container cargoes in Odesa Port falls twice in October
Nov 03 2009, 14:02

ODESA, NOVEMBER, 3rd, 2009, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE – The amount of transshipments of liquid cargoes at GE Odesa Commercial Sea Port decreased by 62.5 percent and container cargoes by 62 percent, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.

The agency was informed about it today 3 November at the press-service of the port.

According to their information, the transshipment of liquid cargoes keeps falling down and in October 2009 compared to October 2008 the rate of decrease makes 753 thousand 500 tonnes or 62.5 percent.

The transshipment of containers in October 2009 made 22 thousand 930 TEU that is 62 percent less compared to the same period in 2008.

At the same time the transshipment of dry cargoes grew by 5 thousand 800 tonnes or 0.2 percent compared to October 2008.

The container turnover of the port made 207 thousand 361 TEU falling by 43 percent through the period January – October 2009.

INFORMATION: GE Commercial Sea Port Odesa is situated in the south-western part of Odesa bay on artificially made territory of 109.5 hectares area. The enterprise’s facilities allow processing more than 14 million tons of dry and 24 million tons of bulk cargo annually. The vessels of the length up to 270 metres and the draught under 13 metres are operated in the port. The total length of the berthage is more than 8 kilometres.


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