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In August the turnover of Odesa Port goes 15 percent down
Sep 07 2009, 16:34

ODESA, SEPTEMBER, 7th, 2009, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE – In August 2009 the turnover of Odesa Port has gone 15 percent or 422 thousand 400 tonnes down, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.

The agency was informed about it today 7 September at the press-service of the Port.

According to their press-service, in August 2009 the turnover of the port made 2 million 303 thousand 700 tonnes. For the period of January-August the volume of cargo operations in the port made 18 million 428 thousand – by 5 million 256 thousand 400 tonnes or 22 percent less than during the same period in 2008.

The amount of container operation made in August 24 thousand 204 TEU, that is 43.5 percent less than for the same period in 2008.

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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