Port of Kotka expands

The Port of Kotka will build a new quay in Mussalo harbour to secure the logistics during the construction of the Nord Stream gas pipeline between Russia and Germany.

Kotka and Mukran have been selected as logistical centres for the project, creating a demand for additional storage and loading capacity for the large pipes. During the most busy period between 2010 and 2012, the Port of Kotka expects at least 600 additional vessel calls related to the project and the port’s current capacity would be insufficient.

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