Vladivostok Sea Fishing Port handled 2.20 million tonnes of cargo in Jan-June’19, up 5.1% Y-o-Y
In January-June 2019, Vladivostok Sea Fishing Port (Vladmorrybport OJSC) handled 2.20 million tonnes of cargo (+5.1%, year-on-year), says the stevedoring company.
The company attributed the growth to increase in transshipment of key cargoes including containers and fish.
In the first half of 2019, the company handled 109,246 TEUs (+37.3%, year-on-year).
According to the company, container throughput increase was driven by modernization and upgrading of port infrastructure as well as a packages of measures on reduction of expenses for key cargo handling operations and improvement of services offered to clients as a result of healthy competition.
In the 6-months period, the port handled 145,200 tpnnes of fish (+ 22.3%, year-on-year). Seaborne freight turnover makes over 40% of all goods transported via Far East ports.
Vladivostok Sea Fishing Port JSC is one of the leading ports in Russia’s Far East able to handle up to 5 million tonnes of cargo per year including more than 200,000 TEUs. It is located on the southern coast of the nonfreezing Zolotoi Rog Bay. The quay line of 10 berths which is 2,020 m long, 10 km of railway lines and 3 locomotives enable the company to handle 71 wagons per day.