Port of Mariupol

From Global Energy Monitor

The Port of Mariupol is in Mariupol, Ukraine. It exports and imports coal.


The port is situated in the northwestern part of Taganrog Bay of the Azov Sea.

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Coal terminal

Mariupol is Ukraine’s primary trading port in the Sea of Azov. It is a major export port for coal and steel since Soviet times.[1] Coal is transhipped at a specialised complex that was commissioned in 1972. Coal capacity is five million tonnes per year.[2] According to data from the port, in the first two quarters of 2014 the port exported 1.2 million tonnes of coal.[3]

The port also imports coal from Australia[4] and South Africa.[5]

Project Details

  • Operator: Mariupol Sea Port Authority
  • Location: Mariupol, Ukraine
  • Annual Capacity (Tonnes): 5 million
  • Status: Existing
  • Sources of coal: Russia (exports); Australia and South Africa (imports)



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