Vanino Port

From Global Energy Monitor

Vanino Port is located in the Khabarovsky region of Eastern Russia on the shore of the Gulf of Tatary, Russia.

The port is the site of an existing coal terminal, the Vanino Bulk Terminal, and a proposed coal terminal, Cape Burny Terminal.

In January 2013, Mechel acquired a controlling stake in Vanino Sea Trade Port OAO for about US$512.5 million.[1]

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Background

In December 2013 it was announced that FSUE Rosmorport and Far East Vanino Port LLC had signed an agreement to construct a specialised 15 million tonnes per annum coal terminal at Port Vanino. The terminal, costing approximately US$387 million, is scheduled to be completed in 2017. It was reported that the terminal would comprise two berths at a double-sided pier for vessels of up to 120,000 tonnes deadweight to cater for coal exports from the Elegest coal field.[2]

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