EVRAZ Nakhodka Port traffic volume rises 13 percent
Friday, 17 February 2012 | 13:00
Cargo throughput at EVRAZ Nakhodka Commercial Sea Port (JSC EVRAZ NCSP) in January 2012 totaled more than 516,000 tons, or up 13% over the same period last year, the Company press release said. EVRAZ NCSP said it had accomplished its plan for January by 103.3%.
The bulk of monthly traffic volume was ferrous metal – 376,000 tons. The rest of the volume included aluminum, coke, coal and timber.
JSC EVRAZ Nakhodka Commercial Sea Port, a largest port in Russia’s Far East, located in the eastern Gulf of Peter the Great, the Nakhodka Bay. The year-round navigable Port is connected via Trans-Siberian Railroad with the railway network of Russia and Western Europe. The port is able to handle up to 450 rail cars a day.
JSC EVRAZ NCSP has 15 cargo-handling multipurpose berths and one - for port fleet of total length of 3.5 km. The facilities are able to accommodate ships with draft of 11 m, length of 230 m, and breadth of 32 meters. At least 15 sea-going ships can dock at the port, which can handle annually more than 1,500 large tonnage vessels.
EVRAZ Group S.A. is a large vertically-integrated steel, mining and vanadium business with operations in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Europe, USA, Canada and South Africa and employs approximately 110,000 people. The Company is ranked the 15th largest steel producer in the world based on crude steel production of 16.3 million tonnes in 2010. In 2011 EVRAZ produced 16.8 million tonnes of crude steel. EVRAZ is largely self-sufficient in respect of its iron ore and coking coal requirements with the majority of its internal consumption covered by its mining operations. EVRAZ's consolidated revenues for the year ended 31 December 2010 totaled US$13,394 million, while consolidated adjusted EBITDA(1) amounted to US$2,350 million.
Source: Port News
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