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Sardines Boost Murmansk Port Turnover

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

February 7, 2016

In January 2016 turnover of the Murmansk Marine Fishing Port reached 22 thousand tons of cargo, including 15 thousand tons of fish.

This is higher than last year, when the port is received and processed 17,800 tons of cargo, from the bottom of 9500 tons of fish.

As explained in the press-service of the port, such a difference in volume is due to not only the growth rate of the catch basin in the North, but also by the fact that in the Murmansk delivered 4,200 tonnes of mackerel, sardines and sardine caught by Russian fishermen in African waters. Fish brought back to port-Lithuanian transport refrigerator "Capella" (home port - Klaipeda).

"Such cargo as sardine and sardinella, not unloaded in Murmansk in 2003. Naturally, it is the "Capella" leads in January among the transports on volumes delivered to Murmansk fish "- said the head of the transport and warehousing group of OJSC" Murmansk sea fishing port "Peter Glebko.

Among the first to trawlers "Belomorsk" he extracted and brought to the port of 1089 tonnes of frozen fish benthic species, including 710 tonnes of cod and 320 tonnes of haddock. In small vessels, leading pribrezhnikov "Aliot" and "Hugin" dobyvshie 100 tons of fresh fish.

Note Murmansk fishing port has been not only a transshipment and storage of fish. The turnover for January 2016 contains heavy oil products, as well as loads for the oil and gas industry.

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