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2019 January 10 10:53

Rosterminalugol exported 19.9 million tonnes of coal in 2018

Rosterminalugol JSC, operator of Russia’s largest dedicated coal port (run by Port Management Company, PMC LLC) says it has shipped 19.9 million tonnes of export coal in January-December 2018 (105% of planned volume).

From the beginning of the company handled 288 vessels with average shipload of 69,149 tonnes and unloaded 276,297 railcars.

According to the statement, the high results were achieved thanks to synchronization of the technological processes of the stevedore enterprise and the Luzhskaya railway station, as well as the coordinated work of all divisions and employees of the stevedore.

The company is implementing a long-term programme on enhancing environmental safety initiated by Port Management Company LLC, a sole executive body of Rosterminalugol JSC. Under the programme the company annually confirms compliance with the ISO 14001:2004 standard “Enviromental Management System”.  By winter season of 2019-2020, the dust protection system of the terminal will be expanded with additional 15 snow guns.

Rosterminalugol JSC (port Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) is the largest dedicated coal terminal in the North-West region of Russia. The terminal built with the application of the innovative technologies is intended to supply Russian coal produced in Kuzbass and other coal fields to the customers in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America. The terminal was founded in 1996 under the programme on establishment of a commercial seaport in Ust-Luga. Phase II of the port – automated transshipment facility – was put into operation in 2006 in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. In 2016, Rosterminalugol entered the holding run by OOO Port Management Company.

In terms of application of digital and computer technologies, Rosterminalugol is the leader in the port industry. Automation of processes at the port exceeds 98%. 

Port Management Company LLC founded in 2008. is Russia's major coal port holding that exercises the powers of a single executive body of largest dedicated coal ports based in the Baltic Sea region (Rosterminalugol JSC, Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) and in the Far East (Vostochny Port JSC, Wrangel  Bay, Primorsky Territory). In 2017, total coal throughput of the holding's stevedoring companies reached 48.2 million tonnes, which is more than one third of all seaborne coal exports from Russia. The commodity is exported to more than 30 countries in Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.