Odessa, 10 JANUARY 2017, CONTEXT-Prichernomorie — In January-December the total turnover of the companies operating on the territory of Ust-Danube seaport totaled 25.4 thousand tons, the correspondent of IA «Context-Prichernomorie» reports.
It was reported to the agency today, January 10, 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 January-December amounted to 25.4 thousand tons that is by 12.9% more than in the same period of 2015.
Liquid cargoes during the period handled 11.8 thousand tons (190.3% against January-December 2015); bulk dry cargo (grain) — 13.6 thousand tons (101.5%).
REFERENCE: Ust-Danube port is located in the southern part of Zhebriyansky bay of the Black Sea. The port was built in the late 1970s, primarily to serve the LASH transport system. Today, the port specializes in transshipment of goods from ships on the river for further transport on the Danube river, and vice versa.
The total area of the port area — 15 hectares, water area — 60 hectares. Marine approach canal to the port of Ust-Danube has a length of 7 km and leads to three anchorage for large vessels where the working depth is now lost.