Troitsa Bay Seaport (MPBT LLC, Zarubino) will handle about 65,000 t of fish this year
Troitsa Bay Seaport (MPBT LLC, port Zarubino, Primorsky Territory) is going to handle about 65,000 t of fish products by the end of 2016, IAA PortNews journalist cites Vladislav Ratnikov, Deputy Director General of MPBT, as saying yesterday a briefing in Vladivostok. Salmon caught by Russian fishing companies operation in the Kamchatka Territory will make more than 50,000 t of the mentioned volume.
Over a half of fish products (60%) is shipped from Zarubino port to Russian consumers by railway, about 40% - by road transport to China.
Vladislav Ratnikov said that frozen fish is still among the key cargoes handled by the port. In August the port started handling frozen fish products within the framework of the fishing season of 2016. As of today, handling of this cargo has exceeded the volumes handled in the same period of 2015 by 75% (some 30,000 t of salmon were handled over the first month of the fishing season).
The port’s state-of-the-art refrigerating facilities have the capacity of 12,000 t. 6 deep-freeze units covering the area of 9,504 square meters are equipped with freon refrigerating systems ensuring the temperature conditions from +5 to -25 Celsius degrees.
Deputy Director General of MPBT told about a great interest of China in the development of fish transit from the catch site to Húnchūn via MPBT. The port’s transit potential will let it retain transshipment volumes with the maximum use of refrigerating facilities.
State-of-the-art refrigerating facilities built and put into operation at Húnchūnhave the capacity of up to 12,000 t of fish products. They number 12 freezing chambers equipped with cctv. There is a trading hall (for on-line trading) and a facility for processing of frozen fish with application of non-waste technology.