State-owned enterprise (SOE) "Izmail Sea Commercial Port" has received from the Southern Customs authorization to operate a new container yard, the press service of the port.
The platform is designed to handle containerized cargo, fitted in the production and handling complex number 2 (ACC-2), an area of 10.5 thousand square meters. m, capacity — 416 TEU.
"Currently, the ACC-2 is ready to work with container cargo: an infrastructure for handling containers, dockers have been trained. Now we can proceed with the processing of containers in accordance with the requirements of customs," — said the director of the company Andrey Erokhin.
Port plans to take the first ship with containers in October. Goods will be delivered to the courts Ishmael "Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company".
In 2012, the turnover of Izmail port decreased by 21.3% to 2.907 million tonnes