Kherson, 05 JANUARY 2017, CONTEXT-Prichernomorie — In January-December, the total turnover of the stevedoring companies operating in the territory of Kherson sea port totaled 3 million 712.93 thousand tons, the correspondent of IA «Context-Prichernomorie» reports.
It was reported to the agency today, January 05, in the press-service of the SE «Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority».
In a press-service reported that according to operational data, the total cargo turnover at the port for 12 months reached 3 million 712.93 thousand tons, which amounted to 89.85% compared to January-December 2015.
Liquid cargoes during this period, the port handled 160.6 thousand tons (83.7% compared to the Jan-Dec 2015); bulk dry cargo — 2 million 962.05 thousand tons (99.6%); unitized cargo — 590.28 thousand tons (60.9%).
REFERENCE: Kherson sea port was founded in 1778 along with a shipyard and a fortress which had become a base for future Black Sea fleet. In 1901, after 30 years associated with dredging operations, the port opened again, and Kherson was one of the most important ports exporting Ukrainian grain.
The port is located on the right Bank of the Dnieper river, 15 kilometers off the estuary. The approach to the port is on the fairway. Navigation in port lasts all year round.