2017 August 2 14:13
Coal throughput of Port Vysotsky LLC in January-July 2017 rose 17.9% on the same period a year earlier to more than 4 million tonnes of thermal coal, the terminal operator said on Wednesday.
In July Port Vysotsky LLC handled more than 566,000 tonnes of thermal coal exported from Russia.
Port of Vysotsk is located in the Leningrad region of Russia. There are two stevedoring company operating at the port: Port Vysotsky LLC and RPK-Vysotsk-LUKOIL-II LLC. In May 2012, the Russian government decided to expand the Vysotsk port territory, including in its boundaries the land and adjacent waters occupied by facilities of a general cargo terminal under construction. The terminal capacity is projected to reach 3 million tonnes a year.
Port Vysotsky LLC specializes in handling Russian coal exported to Western Europe. Depth of the coal port’s basin and access channel is 12.7 meters width – 200 metres. In 2016, the company handled 6.14 million tonnes of cargo (+8.22%, Y/Y).