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2016 November 7 10:24

Throughput of Vostochny Port JSC up 3.4% to 19.6 mln t in 10M’16

In January-October 2016, Vostochny Port JSC handled 19.6 mln t of cargo (+3.4%, year-on-year).

According to the stevedore’s statistics, coal exports in October totaled 1.78 mln t (+7%, year-on-year).

From the beginning of 2016, the company handled 438 bulk carriers including 38 vessels loaded in October.

Vostochny Port JSC (Primorsky Territory) is Russia’s largest publicly available terminal equipped with wagon dumpers, conveyor systems, ship loading equipment and a unique multilevel system of magnetic separation. The terminal exports coal produced by different coal companies of Russia.

In 2015 the port handled 22.8 mln t of coal, one fifth of all coal exports via Russian seaports and about 32% of coal transshipment via the ports of Russia’s Far East Basin.

Vostochny Port JSC LLC is implementing an ambitious investment project on construction of the coal terminal’s Phase 3 including the construction of the federal railway infrastructure. New terminal facilities will be put into operation in 2017 allowing for port capacity to reach 39 mln t in 2019. The coal will be delivered from Kuzbass and other coal fields of Russia.

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