2015 May 7 10:25

Throughput of Vostochny Port OJSC up 3.4% to 6.91 mln t in Jan-Apr’15

In January-April 2015, Vostochny Port OJSC handled 6.91 mln t of coal (+3.4%, year-on-year), the Company’s press center says.

The Universal Handling Terminal handled 1.55 mln t (+11.5%, year-on-year).

In April, Vostochny Port OJSC handled 1.64 mln t of coal. 

According to the statement, the growth should be attributed to improvement of storage logistics and introduction of new production equipment purchased under the modernization programme.

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 98.5% 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.

In 2014, Vostochny Port OJSC handled 21.84 mln t of coal, a record high result in the Russian Federation.