Mechel Upgrades Port Posiet
The first stage includes revamping cargo turnover provisions up to 7 million mt/y. The upgrade allow the port to load 28,000 mt/d of coal. The equipment was provided by ThyssenKrupp AG, which is overseeing start-up and commissioning.
The second stage includes construction of a deep-water berth and bottom dredging of the approach channel for Panamax-type vessels of up to 60,000-mt cargo capacity; Primorye borders China and North Korea and faces the Sea of Japan.