Throughput of Mariupol Sea Commercial Port up 1.2% to 9.15 mln t in Jan-Aug’13

In January-August, 2013, Mariupol Sea Commercial Port handled 9.15 mln t (+1.2%, year-on-year), says press center of the stevedoring company.

In the accounting period, metal handling hit 4.5 mln t (+ 12.2%, year-on-year), coal and coke – over 1.8 mln t (- 10.7%), bulk clay – over 1.4 mln t (-8%), cast iron – 986,000 tonnes (+ 12.7%) containerized cargo – 95,000 (+ 16.9%).

Mariupol Sea Commercial Port is one of Ukraine’s four largest seaports. It is located at the crossroads of all transport ways. The port is capable of handling 17 mln t of cargo per year. It is open round the year for vessels with length of up to 240 meters and draught of up to 8 m. The 73.2-hectare port has 4.2-km long moorage wall.

Adapted from Portnews