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13.6 million tons of cargo processed in 7 months in the port of Odessa
15:20 / 04.08.2016

Odessa, 04 AUGUST 2016, CONTEXT-Prichernomorie -- In January-July 2016, the total turnover of public and private stevedoring companies working on the territory of Odessa sea port amounted to 13 million 603,11 thousand tons, the correspondent of IA «Context-Prichernomorie» reports.

It was reported to the agency today, August 4, in a press-service of the SE «Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority».

The press-service reported that according to operational data, the total turnover of goods in Odessa port in January-July amounted to 13 million 603,11 thousand tons, which is 3.9% less than in the last 7 months of 2015, when turnover amounted to 14 million 148,96 thousand tons.

Liquid cargoes handled 1 million 172,03 thousand tons (49.6 % against January-July 2015); bulk dry cargo 4 million 935,59 thousand tons (93,3%); unitized cargo 7 million 495,49 thousand tons (115,5%).

REFERENCE: Odessa sea port is located in the south-western part of Odessa Gulf on an artificially formed area of 141 hectares. The port serves vessels up to 330 m and a draft of up to 13 m. The total length of berthing line is more than 9 km. Facilities of the enterprise allow to annually process more than 21 million tons of dry and 25 million tons of liquid bulk cargo and container terminals are designed for an overload of more than 900 thousand TEU. Passenger complex is able to serve up to 4 million tourists a year.