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Two container vessels of more than 260 meters each are processed at the terminal «HPC Ukraina»
Nov 28 2016, 10:04

Odessa, 28 NOVEMBER 2016, CONTEXT-Prichernomorie — 260 and 278-meter container ships currently being processed at the berths, which operates the stevedoring company «HPC Ukraine» in Odessa port, the correspondent of IA «Context-Prichernomorie» reports.

It was reported to the agency today, on November 28, in the press service of the Odessa Sea Port administration.

According to the press service, the morning of 25 November to the docks, which operates a stevedoring company «HPC Ukraina», were delivered m / v Sonti Darwin (length — 278,8 m, flag — Portugal) and m / v ZIM Sao Paolo (length — 260.03 m, flag — Malta). The first of these container ships moored to the berth №2 Quarantine harbor, the second — to the new berth 2-к Lanzheron harbor.

According to chief operating officer «HPC Ukraine» Igor Yarovoy, the total program of loading and unloading of ships has more than 2,200 operations. Processing is carried out on all six available at the terminal quay cranes Liebherr. According to the plan of mooring works, tomorrow morning, both containers must leave the port of Odessa.

«According to the schedule of the visits of ships of two linear services diluted by days of the week, but this time one of the containers was delayed for a day in the previous port of call and arrived late. In order not to keep the vessel on the roads, we put it to the new terminal berth and promptly organized processing with high intensity», — explained I.Yarovoy.

In the Directorate of the company «HPC-Ukraina» simultaneous processing of two large container ships called «a landmark event that demonstrated the correctness of the strategic course for the future development of transshipment facilities».

«Our company together with the Odessa port started the construction of a new terminal at the Quarantine mole in 2010, when the handling of containers in Ukrainian ports was in a situation of deep recession and some of our partners did not believe in the success of the project and the imminent market recovery. But time has shown the correctness of the chosen course. Thanks to investments made, we now have the opportunity to handle vessels simultaneously in two operating areas and provide customers with the highest quality service. For over a year the company actively operates the berths of the new Terminal 1-k and 2-k, which are able to take the largest container ships that can only enter the Black Sea with a length of over 300 meters and a width of 50 meters ...» — said, in turn, the Director of public relations and communications Svetlana Yarova.

REFERENCE: Construction of a container terminal «Quarantine mole», with a capacity of 700 thousand TEU annual handling is the largest infrastructure project in the marine transport industry of Ukraine. The project is implemented on a public-private partnership the administration of the port of Odessa and the investor — the company «HPC Ukraine» (a subsidiary of the German logistics group Hamburg Port and Logistic Corporation (HHLA)). The first and second pad sets of terminal entered into operation in 2014, and include artificially created area of 19.3 hectares, with two quays with a total length of 650 meters, shore (North and South), with a total length of 430 m; the operating area of 65 hectares and 112.4 thousand square meters of storage space. The terminal is fitted with three new quay cranes. The total amount of investments exceeded 2 billion UAH in 2014 prices.


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