On December 4, 2009 on Danube River GSH - the Black Sea the next record by quantity судопроходов is set. So, from 09.00 on December 4 till 09.00 on December 5 the Fast branch passed 15 vessels. It is an absolute record on судопроходам in days since navigation restoration on a deep-water ship course of the Danube River - the Black Sea in April, 2007. By the way, for the same days the Sulinsky channel passed only three vessels, that is is five times less!
"Thanks to work of the Ministry of transport and communication and GP "The Delta — the Pilot" - the Black Sea passes every month through Danube River GSH more and more vessels. Already became norm when passes more than 100 vessels in a month. That is it is possible to say safely that the channel is demanded by shipowners and I became real alternative Romanian. I think, goods turnover in this direction will grow further", - Mikhail Chubay, the deputy minister of transport and communication of Ukraine - the head of Public administration of sea and river transport told.
We will remind that the former record by number of courts which passed the Fast branch in days, was recorded twice - on November 25 and on October 2. Then on national GSH passed on 11 vessels.
On December 4 on Danube River GSH - the Black Sea vessels went from Rennie's ports, Galatz, Dzhurdzhuleshta. This day the channel passed only two vessels under the Ukrainian flag. The others 13 - under foreign (Liberia, the Comoro Islands, Russia, Turkey, Panama, Belize, Cambodia, the Antilles).
In total since the beginning of December, on Danube River GSH - the Black Sea passed four vessels with an osadka five and more meters.
On December 2, having left Brail's (Romania) port in the direction to Turkey, there passed all route GSH the Genove-M bulk carrier (a flag of Tuvalu). Deposit of the bulk carrier which transported 3,3 thousand tons of corn, I made 5,25 meters.
On December 3, on the Ukrainian GSH again passed a vessel with an osadka of 5,50 m. The Kemal Kuru bulk carrier (a flag - Malta) became this vessel.Route: портопункт "Kiliya" Ust - the Danube MTP - Haifa (Israel) with more than 3 thousand tons of barley onboard.
On December 4, having left from the Nikolaev port to Rennie's port, I passed the Mediterranean Star tanker on all route GSH (a flag Panama). Deposit of the tanker which transported 2,199 thousand tons of sunflower oil, I made 5 meters.
And on December 6 on the Ukrainian GSH passed the MR Goksu bulk carrier (a flag the Comoro Islands) with an osadka of 5,38 m. Route: Dzhurdzhuleshta's port - Egypt with 3, 894 thousand tons of wheat onboard.
Since the beginning of 2009 as of morning on December 6, on the Ukrainian GSH already passed 1313 vessels, from them 17 vessels with an osadka more than 5 meters.
"We apply a maximum of efforts that the Ukrainian GSH of the Danube River - the Black Sea would become and is recognizable, and is preferable in comparison with competitors. Over it are concentrated effort and pilots, and pilots - operators of SRDS, both economists, and GP "The Delta — the Pilot" management. Results - to that deserved confirmation", - Alexander Golodnitsky, the director of GP "The Delta — the Pilot" is sure.
It seems that December, 2009 can become one of the most indicative periods in work of GSH of the Danube River - the Black Sea. For the first six days of December a deep-water ship course already passed 39 vessels (including 4 vessels with an osadka of 5 and more meters), whereas through the Sulinsky canal - only 23 vessels.