Port of Azov. Photo-release

The Port of Azov freight volume statistics for ten-month period this year shows stable growth. The port’s own cargo throughput in January-September 2017 rose 15.6% on the same period a year earlier to 5,710,000 tonnes while total freight traffic at the Port of Azov in the same period climbed 2.4% to 7,582,000 tonnes.

The Azov terminals handle primarily grain, oil products and coal.

There are currently eleven terminal operators and more than 30 service companies doing their business in the port.
The largest stevedores operating in Azov are the following: Promexpedition LLC, Azov Sea Port LLC, a branch of Outspan International Ltd., Azov Port Elevator LLC and Blue Wave LLC.

This year, the first in Russia port terminal LouisDreyfus Agroport Ustye Dona LLC has been included in the boundaries of the seaport, with the start of a new container terminal construction.

Port of Azov is situated on the banks of the Don river. It is the main gateway between the Mediterranean Sea with the inland waterways of Russia and the Caspian Sea, for freight flows to the central part of Russia, the Urals and Central Asia. The boundaries of the port water area include the River Don from the 3151.0-km stretch, the Koysug river to the receiving Buoy No 1 of Azov-Don Sea Canal, including outer anchorage No 6 and the Calancea buoy to Dugino stop-over point.