Port of Yuzhny
The maritime commercial port "Yuzhny" is a commercial sea port in the city of Yuzhne, on the Black Sea coast, in the waters of the Small Adzhalyatsky estuary. The largest and most profitable port of Ukraine; according to the American Association of Port Authorities, in 2015, ranked 91st (48 582 thousand tons) in total cargo turnover among the ports of the world.
Yuzhne (Ukrainian: Ю́жне, formerly: Южний, Yuzhny, translated as "southern" n. adj.) is a port city in Odessa Oblast (province) of south-western Ukraine. Administratively, Yuzhne is incorporated as a town of oblast significance. It is situated on the country's Black Sea coast. Population: 32,003 (2015 est.)
Initially created as a settlement of the Odessa Portside Plant in the Hryhorivka Estuary, since 1981 it was transformed into a suburb of Odessa within the Suvorovsky District of the city. From the Southern Marine Terminal of the city port, the Odessa–Brody pipeline takes its beginning towards the Western Ukraine.
The city's port is an internationally important oil terminal, and one of Ukraine's top three ports, with Odessa and Chornomorsk. In fact, these three nearby port cities have grown into a single conurbation, and Yuzhne is considered a satellite of Odessa.
TransInvestService (TIS) is Ukraine's biggest private terminal operator and stevedore. In 2015, the company's cargo turnover reached 26.6 million tons. TIS operates its own cargo terminals in Small Adzhalyk Estuary, which is in the Yuzhny Port water area 22 km north-east of Odessa. TIS Group owns five modern terminals: TIS Grain, TIS Mineral Fertilizers, TIS Ore, TIS Coal and TIS Container Terminal.