Throughput of Vostochny Port JSC in Jan-Feb'17 grew by 10%, year-on-year, to 3.5 mln t
In January-February 2017, Vostochny Port JSC (part of the holding run by Port Management Company LLC) handled 3.5 mln t of cargo, up 10%, year-on-year, says the stevedore’s press center.
In February, the company handled 1.67 mln t of coal.
“For several years, we have been keeping a positive dynamics in the most challenging winter period which should be attributed to our system of winter handling”, said Anatoly Lazarev, Managing Director of Vostochny Port JSC.
The company’s allocations for environmental activities exceeded RUB 32 mln in 2016.
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 2016 the port handled 23,5 mln t of coal, one fifth of all coal exports via Russian seaports and about 30% 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 Port Management Company LLC.