Mariupol seaport (Donetsk region) in January 2018 increased cargo handling by 32% compared to January 2017, to 455,900 tonnes.
According to data from the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, in January the port increased transshipment of exported cargo by 15%, to 388,200 tonnes, imported freight by 10 times, to 53,000 tonnes, cabotage cargo by 6.7 times, to 14,700 tonnes, while it did not handle transit goods.
According to the types of cargo, the port did not handle liquid cargo, while dry bulk handling rose by 94%, to almost 100,000 tonnes, packaged goods by 29.2%, to 356,000 tonnes.
Mariupol seaport is one of the largest ports of Ukraine. Its capacity allows handling more than 17 million tonnes of cargo per year. The port is open all year round for ships with a length of up to 240 meters and a draft of up to 8 meters. Its territory is 73.2 hectares, the length of the berthing line is 4.2 km.