Port of Kokkola

The Port of Kokkola is a cargo port located in the city of Kokkola, on the west coast of Finland and the eastern shore of the Bothnian Bay.

Port of Kokkola
Kokkola Syväsatama 2.jpg
Port of Kokkola deepwater harbour
Native name
Kokkolan satamaKarleby hamn
Location
CountryFinland
LocationKokkola
Coordinates63°51′20″N 23°00′50″E / 63.855556°N 23.013889°E / 63.855556; 23.013889Coordinates: 63°51′20″N 23°00′50″E / 63.855556°N 23.013889°E / 63.855556; 23.013889
UN/LOCODEFI KOK[1]
Details
Operated byKokkolan Satama Oy
Type of harborcoastal natural
Draft depthmax. 14.0 metres (45.9 ft) depth
Statistics
Annual cargo tonnagec. 6.7m tons (int'l) (2018)[2]
Website
https://portofkokkola.fi/en/port-of-kokkola/

FacilitiesEdit

The port complex consists of three areas:[3]

  • Kantasatama 'core' harbour: containerised and general cargo as well as 'clean' bulk; facilities include a covered 'all-weather-terminal'; 5 quays, total length 692 metres (2,270 ft); depth of fairways 4.0–9.5 metres (13.1–31.2 ft)
  • Hopeakivi harbour: mainly dealing with light bulk cargo; 2 quays, total length 317 metres (1,040 ft); depth 9.5 metres (31 ft)
  • Deepwater harbour: mainly dealing with bulk cargo, accounting for c. 70% of the port's total throughput; 6 quays, total length 1,266 metres (4,154 ft); depth 9.5–14.0 metres (31.2–45.9 ft)

There are also a total of 15 cranes and 79,000 square metres (850,000 sq ft) of warehousing within the complex.[3]

In 2018, the port handled c. 6.7 million tons of international cargo.[2] Of this, c. 77% was exports, making Kokkola the fourth-largest export port in Finland, by tonnage.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UN/LOCODE - Finland". United Nations. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Traficom International Maritime Statistics 2019" (PDF). Traficom.fi (in Finnish). Finnish Transport and Communications Agency. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  3. ^ a b "The port of three ports - Port of Kokkola". PortOfKokkola.fi. Retrieved 1 October 2020.

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