Since the beginning of the year, the port of Pivdennyi has handled 800 vessels
The port of Pivdennyi became the best among the seaports of Ukraine in terms of cargo handling. In January-October, 42.6 million tons of cargo were handled at the port.
From January to October, 42.6 million tons of cargo were handled at the port of PivdennyI. According to the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, this is the best indicator of cargo turnover among all seaports of the country.
In terms of cargo, the indicator of the port of Pivdennyi looks like this:
- ore – 23.9 million tons;
- grain – 7.2 million tons;
- containers – 2.4 million tons (186,836 TEU).
Export cargo – 34.1 million tons, transit – 3.7 million tons, cabotage – 94 thousand tons, import – 4.7 thousand tons. Of these, in bulk – 36 million tons, liquid – 4 million tons, general – 2.6 million tons.
Since the beginning of the year, 799 vessels have been handled in the port of Pivdennyi, of which 101 are Capesize vessels (deadweight – more than 150 thousand tons).
The giant vessels that the port accepted in October:
- BENITAMOU flying the flag of Panama, deadweight – 206.2 thousand tons; 201.3 thousand tons of ore were loaded onto the vessel in the port;
- CORONET flying the flag of Liberia, deadweight – 182.6 thousand tons; the bulk carrier loaded 178.8 thousand tons of ore;
- GOLDEN BEHIKE under the flag of the Marshall Islands, deadweight – 180.5 thousand tons; cargo – ore, 124.3 thousand tons;
- GOLDEN CIRRUS under the flag of the Marshall Islands, deadweight – 180.4 thousand tons; 176.2 thousand tons of ore were loaded onto the vessel;
- MINERAL HAIKU under the flag of Panama, deadweight – 180.2 thousand tons; 138.1 thousand tons of coal were unloaded from the bulk carrier, then 177.1 thousand tons of ore were loaded onto the vessel.
The port of Pivdennyi is the deepest in Ukraine, which allows it to accept vessels of the Capesize type and handle more than 100 thousand tons of cargo per call.
In Pivdennyi, the Port Development Plan, approved in 2019, is being implemented. The main points in the “to do list” of the port are an increase in the depths in the water area up to 21 m (now the depth of the main berths is up to 19 m), as well as the reconstruction and construction of new terminals and berths. The port is planned to be modernized by 2029.