Two injured in dust explosion at Novosrossiysk Grain Terminal

An explosion of grain dust occurred at KSK grain handling complex based in Novorossiysk port during loading of export grain to ship.

According to available information obtained from the State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre of Ministry of Transport, two maintenance and repair workers were injured in the explosion. They sustained minor burn injuries, and contusion and were evacuated to the hospital. No damage to the vessel and cargo handling equipment was reported.

JSC Kombinat Stroykomplekt (KSK) is a Novorossiysk based deepwater grain terminal owned by Deloports. The facility's capacity is 3.5 million tonnes of grain a year. The terminal specializes in handling suction bulk, general and Ro-Ro cargoes. The KSK terminal was launched in 2006.

Adapted from Portnews