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STP “Yuzhny” handles over a million of cargo in April 2019

SE STP “Yuzhny” handled 1,07 mt of cargo in April 2019. More than 84% of the total cargo throughput made up export ore, pig iron and products of grain cargo processing, 15% – import coke coal, ammonium nitrate and nickel ore. Transit of pig iron made up about 0,5%. The state stevedoring company handled 19 vessels and 14,2 thousand of rail cars in a month.

The main cargo of STP “Yuzhny” is still export ore (769,1 thous.t) and pig iron (112 thous.t). Furthermore, 24,7 thous.t of products of grain cargo processing were handled. And in April, 94,8 thous.t of import coke coal and 6,6 thous.t of ammonium nitrate were unloaded. Nickel ore is a new import cargo for the state enterprise – in the middle of April, the first batch of this cargo (55,4 thous.t) was discharged. 50% of the total number of the vessels handled in a month is large-capacity vessels with DWT of up to 200 thous.t.

Image: Yuzhny Commercial Sea Port

A year-to-date total of 4,1 mt of cargo has passed through STP “Yuzhny”. The state stevedoring company handled 82 vessels and more than 3 mt of export cargo, 494 thous.t of transit cargo and 488 thous.t of import cargo within four months.

“Sea Trade Port “Yuzhny” is located on the north-west coast of the Black Sea in the nonfreezing Adzhalyksky estuary and it is the deepest port in Ukraine. The company provides a wide range of loading & discharging services, storage and related works; it handles bulk, general and break-bulk cargoes. Scheduled cargo delivery and cargo handling are effectively performed due to the convenient location of the railroad station “Beregova”, developed infrastructure of the road and rail ways. The company operates five deep-water berths, two of which are dedicated to handling of Capesize vessel up to permissible DWT. Annual cargo turnover of the company is 15,07 mt.
Source: SE STP “Yuzhny”

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