Mechel says Anatoly Balakin has been appointed Managing Director of commercial port Posiet (part of Mechel Groip’s transport division administered by Mecheltrans Management Company LLC).
The company says Anatoly Balakin will lead the work on further implementation of the program on retrofitting and upgrading the port facilities and adjoining infrastructure facilities so that loading/unloading complex could reach its designed capacity.
Trade Port Posiet, situated on the Japanese Sea coast south of Vladivostok, handles coal supplies to Pacific Asia. It is linked by rail to the Trans-Siberian Railroad, north-eastern China and North Korea.
Posiet is a useful terminal to export coal mined at the deposits owned by Mechel’s enterprises of Yakutugol and Yuzhny Kuzbass, as well as at the Elga coalfield. (Portnews/Business World Magazine)