Throughput of Vostochny Port up 18.9% to 6.68 mln t in Jan-Apr’14
In January-April 2014, Vostochny Port OJSC handled 6,686,100 t of cargo (+18.9%, year-on-year), the stevedoring company’s press center says.
In April the company handled 1,757,100 t of coal (+34.2%, year-on-year).
“Every month from the beginning of 2014 showed record-breaking results in the company history. April was not and exception having exceeded the record result of April 2011 by over 200,000 t,” the statement says.
JSC Vostochny Port is the major stevedoring company of Russia specializing in coal transshipment. As of today, export coal (mainly coal mined in Kuzbass) accounts for 98.5% of the company’s turnover with 1.5% of the coastal trade coal and 0.01% of other cargoes. The company’s assets include a Specialized Coal Terminal with conveyer equipment system and railcar unloading station and a Universal Handling Terminal which specializes in clamshell coal handling. The Terminals’ annual capacities are 14.2 mln tonnes and 3 mln tonnes respectively.
In 2012, Vostochny Port commenced the construction of the Third phase of the Coal Terminal.
Managing Port Company LLC is the sole executive body of Vostochny Port OJSC.