Port of Yuzhny
Port Commerce

The Port of Yuzhny is open for year-round navigation, and it can accommodate vessels up to 280 meters long and 48 meters wide with a maximum draft of 14.5 meters. Pilotage is required for vessels entering and leaving the Port of Yuzhny, and tugs are required for mooring operations for vessels greater than 50 meters or over 500 GRT. The Port of Yuzhny is reached by a 3-kilometer long, 15.5 kilometer deep approach channel.

The Port of Yuzhny is the Ukraine's youngest and deepest port, and it has capacity to handle over 20 million tons of cargo a year. The Port of Yuzhny is a transshipment center for coal, phosphorus, urea, ammonia, super phosphoric acid, methanol, metals, building materials, grain, and crude oil. The Port of Yuzhny has a new modern oil terminal. The major cargoes handled at the Port of Yuzhny include bulk cargoes of chemicals and ore and general cargoes.

The Port of Yuzhny contains specialized terminals that handle mineral fertilizers and liquid chemicals and specialized berths for the export of bulk and general cargoes. An industrial zone is being constructed around the port that will strengthen the regional economy and create new jobs in the area.

The Port of Yuzhny's Piers 1 and 2 specialize in handling urea in bulk. The piers are equipped with conveyors for loading, and the piers can accommodate two vessels at the same time. Average loading rate is about 12 thousand metric tons per day. Pier 1 is 224 meters long with alongside depth of 12.5 meters, and Pier 2 is 264 meters long with alongside depth of 12.5 meters.

Pier 3 at the Port of Yuzhny handles liquefied ammonia, and it can load about one thousand metric tons per hour. The berth can accommodate vessels of 278 meters length and 48 meters width with maximum draft of 12.7 meters.

The Port of Yuzhny's Pier 4 specializes in handling methanol, and it can handle about 500 metric tons per hour. The berth can accommodate vessels of 278 meters length and 48 meter width with maximum draft of 12 meters.

Pier 6 at the Port of Yuzhny handles acetic acid. Loading is done by pipeline from railway cisterns, and the average loading rate is about three thousand metric tons per day. Pier 6 can accommodate vessels of 278 meters length and 48 meter width with maximum draft of 14.7 meters.

The Port of Yuzhny's Pier 17 specializes in bulk chemicals like ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulphate, AMP, and DAP. The "TIS Terminal," Pier 17, can accommodate vessels of 283 meters length and 48 meter width with maximum draft of 13 meters.

The Port of Yuzhny handles coal at Berth 6, which can accommodate vessels of 278 meters length with 48 meters width and maximum draft of 13.8 meters. Berth 6 is 350 meters long with alongside depth of 14 to 14.7 meters.

Grain is handled in the Port of Yuzhny at the TIS Terminal, Pier 16. The Pier can accommodate vessels of 278 meters length and 48 meter width with maximum draft of 13 meters.

Steel products are handled at the Port of Yuzhny's Pier 8, which can accommodate vessels of 278 meters length and 48 meter width with maximum draft of 14 meters. Average loading rate for steel products is from 3500 to 8000 metric tons per day, depending on the type of goods.

The Jetty for the Port of Yuzhny's Pivdenny Crude Oil Terminal, containing Berth 3N, is 362 meters long with alongside depth of 14.5 meters. Loading rate is about 7500 metric tons of crude oil per hour. The berth can accommodate vessels from 180 to 278 meters in length, 25 to 48 meters in width and from 30 thousand to 100 thousand DWT. (The berth can accommodate vessels over 100 thousand metric tons during the daytime.) Tankers with LOA less than 240 meters and/or beam more than 40 meters are permitted maximum draft of 13.4 meters. Tankers with LOA less than 240 meters and beam less than 40 meters are permitted maximum draft of 13.8 meters.

The Transbunker Oil Terminal, located at the Berth 5a in the Port of Yuzhny handles fuel oil and diesel oil. The terminal has storage facilities with capacity for 60 thousand cubic meters, and an average loading rate around 1100 cubic meters per hour. Two tankers can be handled at one time, one on the south side of the pier, and the other on the north side. Each side can accommodate vessels to 183 meters in length and 32 meters in width. The south side of the pier permits vessels with maximum draft of 11.5 meters, while the north side permits vessels with maximum draft of 7.6 meters.

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