On April 16 the biggest came into the port Youzhny for all history of port a vessel. The MERSEDES bulk carrier (the port of registry the Jack) has deadweight more than 133 thousand tons. Vessel length - 268м, width - 43м.
The bulk carrier rose for loading about 103 thousand tons of an iron ore concentrate.
Got "MERSEDES" pilots of 1 class Gennady Kulakovsky and Alexander Sheludko. We will remind that The Delta — the Pilot enterprise which part the pilot service is, is inNikolaev.
"Pilots had to show all the skill and experience. Vessel moored at a fresh wind and a cross current. Besides, the bulk carrier of such length port Youzhny didn't come yet", - the chief of PLS "Youzhny" Victor Pilipenko told.