Vostochny Port

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Coordinates: 42°44′29.27″N 133°4′47.27″E / 42.7414639°N 133.0797972°E / 42.7414639; 133.0797972

Container terminal in Vostochny Port

Vostochny Port (Russian: Восто́чный порт) is an intermodal container port at the eastern end of the Trans-Siberian Railway.[1] It is the largest port in the Russian Far East. It is located in Vrangel (an eastern suburb of Nakhodka), Primorsky Krai. A deepwater port on Nakhodka Bay (part of the Sea of Japan), it operates year-round and is suitable for handling large tonnage ships. Vostochny is a warm-water port[2] in the Russian Far East.

The largest stevedore in port is JSC Vostochny Port, which specializes in coal handling with conveyor equipment.

Vostochny Port also consists of VostCo Dry Dock, which was the construction site of the concrete gravity base structures LUN-A and PA-B for the development of the Sakhalin Island offshore oil fields.

LUN-A and PA-B concrete GBS tow up.

Another division of Vostochny port is the Special Sea Oil Terminal which is located in Kozmino Bay, with cargo throughput almost 15 million tonnes.

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  1. ^ "Welcome to All National Flags". Transrussia. March 21, 2006. Retrieved 2008-02-21. The Eastern Stevedore Company (ESC) stand also attracts attention. It works on the basis of port Vostochniy. The largest container terminal on the Far East is situated here — right at the start point of the Trans Siberian line. 
  2. ^ "Vostochny Port JSC, Geography, Location". Vostochny Port website. 2007. Retrieved 13 December 2012. ...  Geographical coordinates: 42 degree 46 minutes of northern latitude; 133 degree 3 minutes of east longitude. [...] Vostochny Port is located in the south of Primorsky Region, in the southeast of Nakhodka bay, in Vrangel bay. This is unique natural harbor is no ice restrictions even in severe winters. ... 

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