News ID: 69790 |
Publish Date: 14:32 - 24 October 2016

Russia Plans New Deepwater Port

A new deepwater port is planned for Arkhangelsk in the north of European Russia.

Russia Plans New Deepwater PortThe new deepwater hub will be suitable for year-round handling of large capacity vessels and will be situated 55 kilometers (34 miles) north from Arkhangelsk near Mudyug Island, in the northern part of the Sukhoye Morje Bay (Dvina Gulf in the White Sea).
Throughput at the expanded port is anticipated to be capable of berthing vessels up to 100,000 dwt and of handling around 30 million tons of cargo by 2030.
The port is part of Russia’s Transport Strategy for the period to 2030. It is anticipated to offer an alternative and more attractive route for cargo flows to and from Europe, North America and China.
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