“Largest 50 Ports in Russia”

Find Major Russian Ports

As the largest country in the world, Russia has comprehensive coastline areas. The Barents Sea encompasses the foremost ports in Russia, where 60% of the full freight movement on the temperature scale for Russia takes place through the ocean.

Bansar has enlisted Russia’s biggest 50 ports in different terms. The details also include accurate location, port service, and features, annual throughput capacity (TEU), and more.

This article is your helpful guide to leading ports in Russia!

Port of Novorossiysk
Port of Novorossiysk
2, Mira str. Novorossiysk, Krasnodar Region 353900 Russia

The port of Novorossiysk occupies an area of 3.4 sq. km harbor area with a land area worth 2.7 sq. km. It is the biggest seagoing port in Russia for over decades with almost 50% higher turnover.

  • TEU: 720 000
  • Has 89 functioning berths for vessels of any sizes
  • Consist of two harbors- Sheskharis Oil Harbour and the dry cargo port
  • Mainly handles: grain, sugar, metal, scrap, mineral fertilizers, containerized, timber, and crude oil
  • One of the first timber wood handling facilities
  • Handled annually: approx. 4 780 vessels and 86, 500,000t of cargo
  • Main facilities: breakbulk, container liquid, dry bulk, passenger, dry dock, ro-ro steel
Port of Saint Petersburg
Port of Saint Petersburg
10 Gapsalskaya Str. St. Petersburg 198035 Russia

Port of Saint Petersburg is one of the largest industrial and transport centers, the marine capital of Russia. It is the European gateway of the country and the most important transport link between the east and the west.

  • TEU: 500,000
  • Port has been authorized by the state-owned enterprise(a federal government agency)
  • Port’s water area is about 164.6 km2 (630,000 sq)
  • The mooring line is about 31km long, and the water is 82ft port’s deepest anchorages
  • Main shipping lines serving the port: CMA CGM, Evergreen, FESCO, MSC, NSC, OOCL
Port of Ust-Luga
Port of Ust-Luga
Leningrad Oblast, Russia, 188471

Port of Ust-Luga is located on both sides of Reka Luga, approx. 130km southwest of St.Petersburg. It is operated by JSC Rosterminalugol.

  • TEU: 49,770
  • The new multipurpose port has six terminals
  • Handled: dry bulk, cargo, tankers, LPG carriers, Ro-ro, and container vessels
  • The final capacity of various cargoes annually is up to 120,000,000t
  • Cargo handled annually: approx. 1,000 vessels and 22,693,000t cargo
  • Riverport size- LOA 82m, draught 4.6m
  • Sea merchant port; dry cargo vessel: 74,000DWT, tankers 120,000DWT
Port of Vostochny
Port of Vostochny
Vnutriportovaya, 47 Nakhodka, Vrangel, Primorsky Region 692941 Russia

The port of Vostochny is the leading handling coal port in Russia. This is a modern port and the deepest port in Russian Far Eastern.

  • TEU: 300,000
  • Cargoes handled: breakbulk, bulk ore, chemicals, coal, containers, crude oil, fertilizers, timber, and petroleum products
  • Port can accommodate vessels up to 150,000DWT
  • Around 16,000,000t of cargo handled annually
Port of Primorsk
Port of Primorsk
Primorsk 188910 Russia

Primorsk Port also known as Primorsk Commercial Seaport. is situated on the east of the Gulf of Finland. This port is connected to the port Vysotsk through a pipeline.

  • TEU: 20,000 container
  • Largest oil-loading port in Russia
  • 2nd- the largest port in the Baltic Sea
  • Open for navigation in all year-round
  • Compromise major oil export terminal; double-hull tankers for loading
  • Handle around 72.125 million tons of crude oil per year
Port of Murmansk
Port of Murmansk
Portoviy Proezd 19 Murmansk 183024 Russia

Port of Murmansk (Murmansk Commercial Seaport) is the largest ice-free port in Russia. It is located in the southern part of Kola Bay, in the Barents Sea. Germany, Israel, and the UK are its main route.

  • TEU: 25 000
  • Handled a total of 56 000 000t of cargo in 2021
  • 2nd largest port by production capacity in CIS and Baltic countries
  • Private-controlled port by SDS Ugol and SUEK
  • Compromise commercial harbor and fishing harbor
  • Equipped with modern handling facilities; consists of 13 berths
  • Principal cargoes include steam coal, crude oil, iron ore pellets, general, cargo
Port of Vladivostok
Port of Vladivostok
9, Strelnikova Str. Vladivostok 690950 Russia

Port of Vladivostok also known as Commercial Port of Vladivostok, one of the largest universal ports on the Russian Far East. The port is a leader in the industry in terms of container throughput.

  • TEU: up to 672, 400
  • The total handling capacity of 24,000,000 tons of cargo (2021)
  • Equipped with 15 berths for the general operation
  • Has 200 sets of automatic and semi-auto loading resources
  • Operate all year round for efficient discharging
Port of Archangelsk
Port of Archangelsk
ул. Проспект Троицкий, 52, Arkhangel'sk, Arkhangelskaya oblast', Russia, 163100

Port of Archangelsk is situated at the mouth of the Severnaya Dvina River, 50km from Dvina Bay, in the White Sea. This is the largest port in the North with only a container terminal.

  • TEU: 7500 per year
  • Major Russian timber-exporting port
  • Main handles: passenger, cargo, oil
  • Compromise three separate cargo areas
  • Available with 22 cargo berths with depths 6.2m – 9.6m
  • Accommodate ships up to 175m in length
Port of Kaliningrad
Port of Kaliningrad
Ulitsa Portovaya, 24, Kaliningrad, Kaliningradskaya oblast', Russia, 236003

Port of Kaliningrad (Kaliningrad Sea Commercial Port)., is one of the largest, ice-free ports in Russia, on the Baltic Sea. It is the chief port in Kaliningrad Region, with a range of distinctive features.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Consists of the best facilities for general and containerized cargo
  • Compromise three basins: Lesnaya Harbour, Volnaya Harbour, and Industrialnaya Harbour
  • Port is open all year round through icebreakers
  • Top imports: containerized cargo, fish products, and foodstuffs
  • Principal exports include fertilizer, timber, coal, oil, and more.
  • Accommodate approx. 3,300 vessels per year
  • Total annual throughput reach 15.38 tons of cargo
Port of Taganrog
Port of Taganrog
Komsomolsky Spusk 2 Taganrog, Rostov 347922 Russia

Port of Taganrog is the earliest Russian artificial harbor, located in the southern part of Russia. It is positioned on the northeastern Sea of Azov. The port is protected by breakwaters and piers.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Chief handling service: containers, breakbulk cargo, fishing vessels, and passengers
  • Has good technical facilities for handling a variety of cargoes
  • Navigation open all year round, except ice conditions
  • Nearly 2,000,000t of cargo handled annually
Port of Nakhodka
Port of Nakhodka
Portovaya 22 Nakhodka, Primorskiy

Port of Nakhodka is positioned on the east of Vladivostok, on the Russian Far East at 42.805 North, 132.8925 East. This port is divided into[2] parts: inner and outer roads. It compromises commercial seaports, oil ports, and fisheries harbor.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Chief handles include general cargo, lumber, chemicals, cellulose, etc
  • Navigation is possible all year round, under the assistance of an ice-breaker
  • Bulk berths handle oil and oil products
  • Nearly 1,500 vessels call the port per year
  • More than 5 million tons of cargo handled yearly
Port of Abakan
Port of Abakan
Abakan Russia

Port of Abakan is located in Russia at 53° 43′ 24″”N, 91° 31′ 10″” E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port Type: River Port
  • Port Size: Very Small
Port of Amderma
Port of Amderma
Tsentralnaya 4 Amderma, Archangelsk 164744 Russia

Port of Amderma is a seaport situated on the southern part of Kara Seashore, on the eastern coast of Yugorskiy Strait. This port is operating during the summer navigation period only ( start of June – the start of Nov)

  • TEU: N/A
  • Administered by the Amderma Maritime Trade Port
  • Maximum draft: 3m
  • Status: Port Open
Port of Anadyr
Port of Anadyr
Lenina 73 Anadyr Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Russia

Port of Anadyr, a port city in the northeastern part of Russia, positioned on the South of Anadyr River estuary at 64.7073N, 177.5804E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Occupies a total area of 8 mi2
  • Serve as a transshipment hub for cargoes
  • Operating from Jul 1-Oct 1 (summer season only)
  • Anchorage handle the cargo of ocean-going vessels
  • Handled around 345 thousand tons of cargo per year
Port of Azov
Port of Azov
ул. Петровская, 2, Azov, Russia, 346780

Port of Azov is located on the river on Don, lies on the southern part of the river bank. It is nearly 30nm northeast of Kerch, covering a total area of 240 thousand square meters.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Ship cargoes to the Urals, Central Asia, and Russia (central)
  • Operates 24/7, all year-round
  • Navigate during winter, under the icebreaker assistance
  • Chief cargo handling include timber, mineral, foodstuffs, etc
  • Handled 5-6 million tons of cargo per year
Port of Astrakhan
Port of Astrakhan
Zhelyabova 1. Astrakhan 414000

Port of Astrakhan is a seaport located in the city of Astrakhan Oblast, on Volga River at 46.3707N, 48.0163E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port has 26 docks
  • Berths: 1, Moored Vessels: 11
  • Handle around 1.2million passengers per year,
  • Up to 2 million tons of general cargo, 3 million tons of oil transshipment/year
  • Main handles include containers, building materials, metal products, etc.
Port of Beringovskii
Port of Beringovskii
BeringovskiiSea Trade Port Naberezhnaya 8 Beringovskii, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug 689100 Russia

Port of Beringovskii is located on the northern coast of the Beringovsky Sea, on the southwest part of Anadyr Bay.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Open for navigation season (July 1- Nov 1)
  • Nearly 700,000 tons of cargo handled per year
Port of Barnaul
Port of Barnaul
Barnaul, Altai Krai Russia

Port of Barnaul is a river port situated in Russia, with positioned: Lat., 53° 19′ 37″ N, Long., 83° 48′ 11″ E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port Type: River Port
  • Port Size: Small
Port of Cherepovets
Port of Cherepovets
Cherepovets Russia

Port of Cherepovets is a river port located in Russia at 59.12571° / 37.808165.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Operating as a cargo port for unloading ships
Port of De Kastri
Port of De Kastri
De Kastri Russia

Port of De Kastri is a port mainly exports timber and oil products (esp. gas oil). It is located on the western part of the Strait of Tartar, 145 n.m. of Vanino (north).

  • TEU: N/A
  • Total throughput capacity: 13.6 million tons of cargo (2019)
  • Operational during Dec-April by Ice-Class vessels and icebreakers
  • Maximum vessel size: Up to 500 feet in length
  • Shipped around 2.210 million tons of crude oil per year
  • Anchorage depth: range 4.9m – 6.1m
Diksonskiy Morskoy Port
Diksonskiy Morskoy Port
Voronina 2A Taymirskiy, Krasnoyarsk 663240 Russia

Diksonskiy Morskoy Port is located in Russia at 73° 30′ 22″ N, 80° 30′ 41″ E

  • TEU: N/A
  • UN/LOCODE: RUDKS
  • Port Type: Harbor
Port of Dudinka
Port of Dudinka
Dudinka, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, 647501

Port of Dudinka is positioned on the Yenisey River, on the right bank of the lower part.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Ships coal, ore, and non-ferrous metals
  • Total annual throughput reach 7.5 million tons of cargo
  • Around 5 thousand vessels call the port yearly
  • Maximum draft: 11,8, maximum LOA: 260,3
Port of Egvekinot
Port of Egvekinot
Egvekinot Russia

Port of Egvekinot is located in the northeastern part of Russia.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Closed for foreign vessels
  • Handle cargo for ports in Russia only
  • Nearly 600 thousand tons of cargo per year
  • Around 80 vessels call the port yearly
  • Maximum draft: 9,7
Port of Hatanga
Port of Hatanga
Sovetskaya 42 Hatanga, Krasnoyarskiy 663260 Russia

Port of Hatanga is a river port located in Russia.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Latitude: 71° 58′ 42″” N
  • Longitude: 102° 28′ 6″” E
  • UN/LOCODE: RUHTG
  • Port Size: Small
Port of Igrim
Port of Igrim
Igrim, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug 628146. Russia

Port of Igrim is located in Russia with geographical coordinates of 63° 11′ 19″ N, 64° 24′ 10″ E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port Type: River Port
  • Port Size: Small
Port of Kandalaksha
Port of Kandalaksha
Belomorskaya 19 Kandalaksha, Murmansk 184040 Russia

The Port of Kandalaksha is the only port open to visit by foreign vessels in Kandalakshskiv Zaliv, (Kandalaksha Bay). It is located on the east side of the top of Kandalakshskiv Zaliv, close N to the entrance of the Reka Niva.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Top imports/exports: coastal bulk and general cargoes
  • Cargo handled annually: approx. 2,500,000t
  • Handled largest vessel: LOA 200m, beam 30.5m, 37,000DWT
Port of Karymkary
Port of Karymkary
Karymkary, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug 628114. Russia

Port of Karymkary is located in Russia at 62° 0′ 53″ N, 67° 23′ 6″ E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port Type: River Port
  • Port Size: Very Small
Port of Lazarev
Port of Lazarev
Lazarev Russia

Port of Lazarev is positioned on the north side of Mys Lazareva, Russian Far East, in the Tatar Strait close to Sakhalin Island.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Main seaport for the Amurskiy Liman area, and ferry crossing point to Pogibi on Sakhalin Island
  • Well sheltered from all winds
  • Port is closed from December to the middle of April due to ice
Port of Lomonosov
Port of Lomonosov
Morsportbusiness Maneznyi 19, Office 8. Lomonosov, St Petersburg 191123. Russia

Port of Lomonosov is situated on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, around 40km west of St. Petersburg. It has been opened up for commercial trade after being used and control by the navy.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Main focus: container, refrigeration, and metal transshipment
  • Max vessel size: LOA 160m, beam 30m, draught 7.5m
  • Facilities handle breakbulk, container, ro-ro
Magadan Commercial Port
Magadan Commercial Port
Portovoye Shosse, 1 Magadan, Magadan Oblast 685000 Russia

The Magadan Commercial Port operates as a harbor on the Okhotsk Sea coast. Their main focus is transshipment and storing cargoes.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Performs loading and unloading of cargo vessels
  • Port owns open and covered warehouse facilities used for cargo storage
  • Top handled: dockside cranes, port container loaders, machinery, and inter- port loading units
Port of Mago
Port of Mago
Mago Russia

Port of Mago is situated on the north side of the entrance to Pavlo Channel. It is the midpoint of the lumber industry for the surrounding areas.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Principal exports: logs and wood pulp
  • Max size: LOA 114m, 6,996 DWT
Port of Makhachkala
Port of Makhachkala
5 Portovoye Highway Makhachkala, Dagestan 367012 Russia

The port of Makhachkala is the only non-freezing and deep-water port of Russia in the Caspian sea. It is a commercial port with two harbors, dry cargo with a fishing port, and an oil port.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Harbors are protected by breakwaters
  • Transport cargoes from West Europe, Central Asia, India, and the Gulf area
  • Transport and process: mineral construction and bulk cargoes, ferry and container shipments
  • Accommodate vessels up to 150m in length with precipitation of 4.5m
  • The fishing port handles over 80,000t of fish product
Port of Moscow
Port of Moscow
Moscow Russia

The Port of Moscow is a medium-size port in Russia.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Coordinates: 37.59640°/ 55.72930
  • Vessel traffic map is generated from AIS signals
  • Port type: river port
Port of Onega
Port of Onega
107 Kirova avenue, Onega 164840, Arkhangelsk Region, Russia

Port of Onega is positioned on the right bank of the Onega River, about 3 or 4km downriver from the white sea. Navigation is open every 6-7 months of the year.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Generally required icebreaker assistance during the autumn season
  • Main exports: timber
  • Accommodate repairs to vessels limited only
  • Vessels visit the port each year approximately 60
Port of Kazan
Port of Kazan
Kazan Russia.

Port of Kazan is situated in Russia at 55.7581N, 49.1032E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Ships are detected by the processing of AIS data
  • Port type: river port
  • Port size: medium
Port of Khanty-Mansiysk
Port of Khanty-Mansiysk
Surgut, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug - Yugra Russia

Port of Khanty-Mansiysk is located in Russia at 60.992905° / 69.074475°.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port type: river port
Port of Kholmsk
Port of Kholmsk
Sovetskaja 41 Kholmsk, Sakhalin 649620 Russia

The port of Kholmsk is a commercial harbor, is situated on the southwest coast of Sakhalin island at the entrance of Nevelskoy Bay. Navigation is open throughout the year.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Main handles: general cargo, coal, timber, metals, etc
  • Fishing and commercial harbor are protected by two moles
  • Cargo handled each year: around 2,200,000t
Port of Kolomna
Port of Kolomna
Grazhdanskaya Ulitsa, 10, Kolomna, Moskovskaya oblast', Russia, 140400

Port of Kolomna includes the ten largest shipping companies in Russia, has a market share of over 4%. Its main activity is cargo transportation by inland water transport.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port has its shipbuilding and ship repair unit
  • Handles vessel up to 2,000t and up to 115m in length
  • Production facilities perform on designing, construction, repair, and modernization of different types of vessels
Port of Korsakov
Port of Korsakov
Портовая ул., 10, Korsakov, Sakhalinskaya oblast', Russia, 694020

The port of Korsakov is the biggest seaport on Sakhalin Island and in the Sakhalin region. It contains two parts the outer harbor and the inner harbor.

  • TEU:9,083
  • Primary cargoes: coal, timber products, containers, minerals, grain, chemicals in bulk, steel, paper, cellulose, and foods.
  • Transhipped for export a large volume of timber
  • 2,500,000t cargo all over the year
  • Import cargo contains of 2.5%, export cargo 12.5%
Port of Petropavlovsk - Kamchatskiy
Port of Petropavlovsk - Kamchatskiy
Russia

Port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky mainly handles coastal traffic. It is situated on the north of Avachinskaya Bay, on the Pacific coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Handled cargoes: general and bulk cargo, refrigerated cargo, containers, and many more
  • Exports: timber, scrap, and obsidian
  • Maximum vessel size: LOA 200m, beam 25m, draught 9.0m
Port of Posyet
Port of Posyet
Primorsky Krai, Russia, 692705

The port Posyet is a small port comprising three berths handling coal. It is positioned in the upper part of the bay of Posyet.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Navigation is open all year round
  • Carried out assistance during bad conditions
  • Accommodate different cargoes
  • Cargo handle each year is around 2,000,000t
  • Handled the largest vessel: LOA 187m, cement clinker 25,088t
Port of Providenija
Port of Providenija
Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia

Port of Provideniya is a deep water port provide fuel, facilities, and provision to vessels. It is located on the northwest shore of Bakhta Komsomol’skaya.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Administered by the Marine Administration of Chukotka Ports
  • Port type: harbor
  • Main facilities: breakbulk, liquid, dry bulk, passenger
Port of Rostov-on-Don
Port of Rostov-on-Don
Rostov-on-Don Russia

The Port of Rostov-on-Don is one of the oldest major sea and river ports in Russia. They have 56 berths and a berth wall-length over 9000m.

  • TEU: 7,000
  • Port handed 6.4 million tonnes of cargo
  • Top handled: metal, timber, hardboards, plywood, grain, salt in bulk, ore, clay, chemical products ( bulk and bagged), general cargo, paper, pipes, metal craps, and container(20ft and 40ft)
  • Active navigation
Port of Samara
Port of Samara
Samara Russia

Port of Samara is a river port situated at Ultisa Maksima Gorkogo in Samara.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Coordinates: 50.05838°/ 53.16578°
  • Occupies extra large area
  • Port tye: river port
Port of Sochi
Port of Sochi
Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, 354009

The port of Sochi is the largest, multifunctional and modern passenger port on the Black Sea. It is situated on the east shore of the black sea, between Sukhumi and Tuapse.

  • TEU:350,000
  • Comprised of 15 berths protected by two moles
  • Port handles a variety of cargoes
  • Provide facilities for Ro-ro vessels and passenger’s vessels
  • Port is closed to oil tankers
  • Approx 50 vessels visit the port annually
  • Max vessel size: LOA 220m, draught 8.5m passenger, LOA 135m, draught 6.0m cargo, LOA 100m, beam 20m, draught 6.5m ferries, and ro-ro,
Port of Surgut
Port of Surgut
Surgut, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug - Yugra Russia

Port of Surgut is a river port located in Surgut which is the oil and gas center in Russia.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port is managed by Surgut, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra
  • Coordinates: 61° 14′ 42″ N / 73° 31′ 13″ E
  • Waterways: Ob river system
Port of Sovgavan
Port of Sovgavan
4, Morskaya st. Sovgavan, Khabarovsk 682880 Russia

Port of Sovgavan is one of the largest naval bases in the Gulf of Tartary. A commercial port and the pacific terminal of the Trans-Siberian Railway.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port consists of five administrative divisions
  • Principal cargo: timber in logs and sawn products, general/transshipment cargoes and naval fleet services and bunker replenishment
Port of Tver
Port of Tver
Tver Russia

Port of Tver is a Volga River cruise port and situated in central-western Russia. It has a population of around 420,000.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 56° 49′ 32″” N/Longitude: 35° 59′ 48″” E
  • Port type- river port
Port of Yeysk
Port of Yeysk
Yeysk, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, 353680

The port of Yeysk is a small artificial harbor, comprise a basin enclosed by two moles. It is located on the northeast part of the sea of Azov on the southern coast of the Gulf of Taganrog.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Mainly handles: project cargoes, heavy lift, containers, grain, general cargo, and oil
  • Handled cargo annually is around 1,500,000t
  • Maximum vessel size: LOA 165m, draught 4.0m
Port of Zarubino
Port of Zarubino
Molodezhnaya 7. Khasan District Zarubino, Primorskiy Kray 692763. Russia.

Port of Zarubino is a port that transports a variety of types of cargo. It is situated on the borders of 3 countries; North Korea, Russia, and China.

  • TEU:500
  • Main cargoes handled: timber, metal, fishing products, and foodstuff
  • Port is the center transshipment of cargoes in the region
  • Open to all vessels
  • Approx. 750,000t handled cargo annually
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