2016 June 7 10:26

Throughput of Vostochny Port JSC up 5% to 9.52mln t in Jan-May'16

In January-May 2016, Vostochny Port JSC handled 9,052,827 t of cargo (+5%, year-on-year).

According to the stevedore’s statistics, coal exports in May totaled 2,028,356 t.

In May, Universal Handling Terminal increased its throughput by 48%, year-on-year. The growth was driven by modernization which is underway at the port.

“Such a high result could be achieved due to a package of measures undertaken in 2015. Procurement of new handling equipment, improvement of cargo logistics and a number of wise managerial decisions contributed to the perfect result and let us confirm the status of the country’s largest coal terminal”, says Anatoly Lazarev, Managing Director of Vostochny Port JSC.

JSC Vostochny Port is the major stevedoring company of Russia specializing in coal transshipment. The Company comprises two production and handling complexes:

• Specialized Coal Terminal equipped with conveyer system and railcar unloading station. Its automation level is as high as 98.9%. Annual capacity – 14.2 mln t of coal;

• Universal Handling Terminal specializing in clamshell coal handling. Its annual capacity is 3 mln t.

Major cargo - coal mined in Kuzbass. In 2014, coal exports accounted for 98% of the Company’s turnover with less than 2% falling on the coastal trade coal.

In 2012, Vostochny Port commenced the construction of its Coal Terminal’s Phase 3.

Managing Port Company LLC is the sole executive body of Vostochny Port JSC.