Taganrog Commercial Sea Port spent $156 000 on environment protection in 2017
Taganrog Commercial Sea Port (TCSP, part of UCL Holding) in 2017 earmarked $ 155 800 for environment protection measures, the stevedoring company said.
The 2017 environmental fund included financing of activity for protection of port water basin, air quality, safe handling of wastes, as well as for environmental stewardship.
In particular, the measures included sampling, bacteriological analysis and monitoring of seawater quality, monitoring of the protected water basin and coastal area. The company rehabilitated the berths to prevent oil spills and ensured preparedness of emergency spill response team and equipment.
To protect the air quality at the terminal, TCSP applies coal dust suppression technology (fog cannons), spraying water in the zone of loading and unloading of coal, used a combined street flusher truck for cleaning the territory from dust, washing the terminal’s operation areas and roads.
In 2017 the monitoring and analysis of atmosphere was carried out regularly to ensure air quality of workplaces and of the nearby residential areas. The monitoring confirmed that the concentration of pollutants in the air did not exceed in the working zone the maximum permissible level. In the reporting period, all wastes were timely removed from the territory of TCSP for further disposal.
JSC Taganrog Commercial Sea Port" (part of the UCL Port, a stevedore division of the international transport group UCL Holding) is the main port and terminal operator at Russia’s southern Port of Taganrog. The company operates Berths No 1-5, 7 and 8.