2018 April 12 12:40

Murmansk Sea Fishing Port handled 87,800 tonnes of cargo in 4M’18, up 11.3% Y-o-Y (photo)

In January-March 2018, Murmansk Sea Fishing Port JSC handled 87,800 tonnes of cargo, up 11.3%, year-on-year, shows the stevedoring company’s statistics.

In the reporting period, the company handled 76,500 tonnes of fish, up 106.2%, year-on-year.

In March, the port’s throughput grew by 66.4%, year-on-year, to 50,600 tonnes including 43,100 tonnes of fish (+179.9%).

In March the port handled 73 ships with fish.

According to the statement, measures undertaken by the company to improve the quality of services provided to vessels resulted in facilitation of unloading – they are twice as fast as compared with 2014.

JSC Murmansk Sea Fishing Port specializes in handling cargo from fishing boats, mother ships and reefer ships. It also transships packaged, palleted and loose cargo, as well as general cargo of commercial and military use. The company’s quay side is 4.5 km long. It owns port fleet, fleet of lifting equipment, auxiliary equipment, refrigerators, rail facilities and yard engines.