Port Onega

The seaport of Onega is located at the mouth of the Onega River, 7km from Onega Bay in the White Sea, in front of the Ponga River estuary. Navigational period at the port lasts from May until January. The port is not available for navigation at any other time, yet icebreaker pilotage is possible on request. 12-mile access channels and ship fairways lead to the berths’ of the port. At the port of Onega there are 7 mooring berths with a 900-metre mooring wall. The port admits vessels with length of up to 242m, width of up to 32.4m and draught of up to 13.6m. 4 stevedoring companies operate at the seaport of Onega. OAO Onezhskiy Woodworking Plant handles export timber freights in Onega, and Arkhangelsk branch of FSUE Rosmorport carries out local passenger transportations and handles local general cargoes. MUE Solovki-Service and FSEC Solovetskiy State History, Culture and Natural Open-air Museum admit passengers and render services to handle general local cargoes at the Solovki Port Station (Bolshoy Solovetskiy Island).

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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