Port of Nikolaev

From Global Energy Monitor

Port of Nikolaev, also known as Port of Mykolayiv, is a port in Mykolayiv, Ukraine.

Location

The port lies at the head of the Bug River estuary in southern Ukraine, about 65 kilometers north of the Black Sea.

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Background

Port of Nikolayev (Port of Mykolayiv) was founded in 1789. The port is located at the mouth of the Southern Buh River and have access to the Black Sea through a 44-mile shipping canal. In January-February 2015, the port handled 300,000 tonnes of coal, and exported 151,000 tonnes of coke.[1] The port is one of the largest in Ukraine: In the first 5 months of 2020, the port handled 12.5 million tonnes of cargo, the second-most of any Ukrainian port.[2]

The port's loading rate for coal is 10,000 tonnes per day, or 3.65 million a year.[3]

Project Details

  • Operator: Sea Trading Port of Nikolayev
  • Location: Mykolayiv, Ukraine
  • Annual Coal Capacity (Tonnes): 5 million (coal and coke)
  • Status: Operating
  • Sources of coal:

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