Odesa seaport handled 2.03 million tonnes of cargo in January 2020, which is 4.67% more than in January 2019.
According to the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, for the specified period, the port increased the transshipment of exported cargo by 15.2% compared to January last year to 1.622 million tonnes, reduced the transshipment of imported goods – by 17.9%, to 306,000 tonnes, cabotage goods – by 35.9% to 98,190 tonnes. Transshipment of transit cargo decreased by 52.5% to 1,830 tonnes.
Transshipment of bulk cargo in Odesa seaport in January decreased by 83.7% to 26,390 tonnes, dry and bulk – increased by 11.06% to 784,500 tonnes, piece-by-piece – by 13.84% to 1.22 million tonnes.
Processing of containers for the period amounted to 58,329 TEU (an increase of 21% compared to January 2019).
As reported, in 2019, the seaport handled 25.344 million tonnes of cargo, which is 16.8% more than in 2018.
Odesa seaport is located in the southwestern part of Odesa Bay on an artificially created area of 109.5 hectares.
The port serves ships up to 270 meters long with a draft of up to 13 meters. The total length of the mooring line is more than 8 km.
The port handles ships with a total length of up to 270 meters and a draft of up to 13 meters. The length of its berths is around 8 kilometers.