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Mykolaiv Merchant Sea Port exceeds planned indices by 8 percent
12:02 / 07.04.2009

MYKOLAIV, APRIL, 07th, 2009, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE – Mykolaiv Merchant Sea Port exceeded the planned cargo operation indices by 8 percent, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.

The agency was informed about it today, 7 April by the port’s press-service.

For the first three months of the current year the port operated 185 vessels (including 14 PANAMAX vessels) and over 22 thousand railway carriages, the volume of the cargo turnover made 1 million 940 thousand 900 tons of cargoes.

The total cargo turnover consists of 50 percent of transit cargoes (965 thousand 300 tons), over 800 thousand tons were exported; the import volume makes 130 thousand tons.

At the same time as compared with the last year indices in January – March 2009 MMSP had a 9,9 percent cut in cargo operations (by 213 thousand tons). But as compared with the fourth quarter of 2008 the port increased the amount of cargo operations by 9,2 percent or 164 thousand tons.

In the first quarter of the current year the port is demonstrating good financial indices: the pure income made 8 million 625 thousand UAH that exceeds the plan by 21 percent and is three times larger than in the first quarter of 2008. the port has already paid over 22 million UAH into the budgets of all levels.

INFORMATION: Mykolaiv Merchant Sea Port was founded in 1862. It is one of the leading enterprises in Ukrainian sea transportation, processing export-import and coasting cargoes of all kinds. The port’s efficient operation is provided by sufficient berthing depths and depths of the water area, high equipment of port reloading engineering, affinity to the industrial centres of Ukraine and other countries, good accessibility through rivers to dry land, an advanced railway network, harbour fleet and navigation equipment. The port offers a wide range of services meeting most international standards. Close cooperation with agents, shipping agencies and ship-handling companies allows the company to carry out efficient complex servicing of the vessels, cargoes and crews.