Port Mezen

The seaport of Mezen is located in the north-western part of the White Sea in the undercurrent of the Mezen River flowing into Mezen Bay. Navigation starts at the beginning of June and completes in the first half of October. The draught of vessels calling at the port shall not exceed 4.5m at the period of spring tide and 3.9m at the period of neap tide, the length shall be at least 120m and the width shall not exceed 15m. No special berths are allocated to load sea vessels at the port of Mezen. Handling operations are performed at the inner road using floating cranes. Handling of cargoes from barges and back is carried out at the navigational pier in the Krivka port area and at the drying wooden pier in the settlement of Kamenka. Timber cargoes are loaded to vessels using a metal mooring float provided by the Mezen Timber Plant for a period of navigation. Handling and processing of cargoes (general and timber cargoes, low-capacity containers, coal etc.) is carried out by OAO Mezen Sea Commercial Port. Local passenger transportations are also carried out during the period of navigation.

Information from "ESIMO Centre at the Ministry of Transport of Russia at ZAO CNIIMF" was used under the development of the webpage.

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