Throughput of Illichivsk seaport (Ukraine) down 7.9% to 15.94 mln t in 2016

13.01.2017

In January-December 2016, Ukrainian seaport of Illichivsk handled 15,942,000 t of cargo (-7.9%, year-on-year), says the port authority.

Private port operators handled 9.363 mln t of cargo (58.7% of total turnover) including 6.127 mln t of cargo handled at the terminals of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (38.4% of total volume).

Transshipment of export cargo totaled12.974 mln t (+ 18.4%), import – 2.219 mln t (-28.9), transit – 650,000 t (-69.9%), coastal trade cargo – 99,000 (-90.6%).

Transshipment of dry bulk cargo totaled 12.063 mln t (-3.6%), liquid bulk cargo – 1.384 mln t (-20.2%), general cargo – 2.495 mln t (-18.2%).

The highest results were achieved in transshipment of grain – 7.986 mln t (+ 56.9%) and loaded trucks – 1.071 mln t (+14.1%).

In 2016 the port handed 998 vessels and 139,929 wagons.

Throughput of state port operator - Commercial Seaport Chernomorsk – accounted for 41.3% of the port’s total turnover.

In December the port handled 1.641 mln t of cargo (-4.2%).

Seaport of Illichivsk is a multipurpose international port, one of the largest ports in the Black Sea. The port can accommodate vessels of up to 275 meters (or up to 300 upon the permit of the Harbour Master). The access channel is 1.4 km long, 160 m wide and 16 m deep.


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