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23 million tons of cargo handled in the port of Odessa for 11 months
11:42 / 05.12.2016

Odessa, 05 DECEMBER 2016, CONTEXT-Prichernomorie For 11 months of 2016 the total turnover of public and private stevedoring companies working on the territory of Odessa sea port amounted to 23 million 144.97 thousand tons or 99% of the same period last year, the correspondent of IA «Context-Prichernomorie» reports.

It was reported to the agency today, December 05, in the press-service of the SE «Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority».

In a press-service reported that according to operational data, the total turnover of goods in Odessa port in January-November amounted to 23 million 144.97 thousand tons, which is 1% less than in 11 months of 2015.

Liquid cargo handled for the period 2 million 420.76 thousand tons (76% from the January to November 2015); bulk dry cargo 8 million 858.8 thousand tons (93.3%), unitized cargo 11 million 865.41 thousand tons (110.8%).

REFERENCE: Odessa sea port is located in the southwestern part of Odessa Gulf on an artificially formed area of 141 hectares. In the port are served vessels up to 330 m and draught up to 13 m. Total length of berthing line is more than 9 km away. Facilities of the enterprise allow to annually handle more than 21 million tons of dry and 25 million tons of 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.