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ODESA SEAPORT INCREASES CARGO HANDLING BY 7%

3 April , 2020  

Odesa seaport handled 4.26 million tonnes of cargo in January and February 2020, which is 7.31% more than in the same period in 2019.
According to the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, for the specified period, the port increased the transshipment of exported cargo by 9.86% compared to January and February 2019, to 3.316 million tonnes, the transshipment of imported cargo by 4.04%, to 743,000 tonnes, reduced transshipment of cabotage goods by 14.4%, to 200,850 tonnes. The transshipment of transit cargo decreased by 52.5%, to 1,830 tonnes.
Transshipment of liquid cargo in Odesa seaport in January and February decreased by 37.21%, to 184,330 tonnes, dry and bulk cargo by 1.03%, to 1.643 million tonnes, and piece-by-piece increased by 20.56%, to 2.443 million tonnes.
Processing of containers for the period amounted to 109,244 TEU (an increase of 21.56% compared to the same period in 2019).
As reported, in 2019, the seaport handled 25.344 million tonnes of cargo, which is 16.8% more than in 2018.
The port serves ships up to 270 meters long and a draft of up to 13 meters. The total length of the mooring line is more than 8 km.
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.

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