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Another giant vessel calls in the port of Yuzhniy
Nov 11 2009, 08:48

ODESA, NOVEMBER, 11th, 2009, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE – 9 November the bulk cargo ship Australia 303 m long, dead weight 174 thousand tonnes, entered the port’s of Yuzhny territorial waters, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.

Iryna Chibirova, press-secretary of the port informed the agency about it today 11 November.

It was for the first time in the port’s history that a vessel of such a size entered the port. The vessel is supposed to get loaded as much as possible so that her draft did not exceed the port’s maximum. M/V Australia will get a load of 124 of iron ore concentrate. It will be the first time when a vessel gets that much of cargo in the Port of Yuzhny.

After getting loaded M/V Australia will sail to the Port of Kerch to be loaded full on the roads.

INFORMATION: The Commercial Sea Port of Yuzhny is situated in the North-West area of the Black Sea, on the ice-free Adzhalykskiy Liman and is a cargo operation turnover leader (20 million 698 thousand 600 tons in 2005). Main transportation directions: the Black Sea and the Mediterranean basins, the USA, Latin America, Middle East, South-Eastern Asia. All cargo, storage and auxiliary operations are carried out in the port. There work specialized complexes in the port for operation of mineral fertilizers, liquid chemicals, export overload berths for general and bulk cargoes.


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