Throughput of Vostochny Port JSC up 2.6% to 20.83 mln t in 11M’15 (photo)
In January-November 2015, Vostochny Port JSC handled 20,830,500 t of cargo (+2.6%, year-on-year), the stevedore’s press center says.
In November’2015, the port handled 1,866,500 t of coal including 466 t of cargo handled by Universal Handling Terminal (+ 35.4%, year-on-year) and 1,402,400 t – by Specialized Coal Terminal.
According to the statement, the growth was driven by the efforts of Specialized Coal Terminal which handled 1.77 mln t of cargo in August (+2.3%, year-on-year) while Universal Handling Terminal increase its result by 14.5% to 473,500 t.
JSC Vostochny Port is the major stevedoring company of Russia specializing in coal transshipment. As of today, export coal (mainly coal mined in Kuzbass) accounts for 98% of the company’s turnover with 1.5% of the coastal trade coal and 0.01% of other cargoes. The company’s assets include a Specialized Coal Terminal with conveyer equipment system and railcar unloading station and a Universal Handling Terminal which specializes in clamshell coal handling. The Terminals’ annual capacities are 14.2 mln tonnes and 3 mln tonnes respectively.
In 2012, Vostochny Port commenced the construction of the Third phase of the Coal Terminal.
Managing Port Company LLC is the sole executive body of Vostochny Port OJSC.