Port Kavkaz

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Port Kavkaz and the Kerch Strait

Port Kavkaz (Russian: Порт Кавказ) is a small harbour on the Kerch Strait in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. The port is able to handle vessels up to 130 m in length, 14.5 m in breadth and with draft up to 5 m. [1]

It is the eastern (Russian) terminal of the railroad and car Kerch Strait ferry line connecting Krasnodar Krai with the Crimea (the western (Ukrainian) terminal of the ferry line is Port Krym).

The southern zone of the port is currently under renovation. It is planned to increase the turnover of the port of Kavkaz up to 4 Mt.


Coordinates: 45°20′N 36°40′E / 45.333°N 36.667°E / 45.333; 36.667