At the beginning of December, 2008 pilots of port pilot service "Youzhny" of GP "The Delta — the Pilot" carried out carrying out a vessel панамакс "Silver Gate". Carrying out was equated to category special as at an existing checkpoint a deposit on the approach channel in 13 meters of a deposit of the vessel I reached 13,4 meters. "Silver Gate" length - 225 meters. Onboard a vessel there were 66 723 tons of coke coal.
Special carrying out was executed by the chief of port pilot service "Youzhny" Pilipenko Victor, the sea pilot - the mentor Nikiforov Alexander and the sea pilot of the first class Serbulov Gennady, reports a press - service of the Ministry of transport and communication of Ukraine.