In Russia, the Port of Vysotsk’s coal terminal has accommodated its first 93,000dwt bulk carrier. Formerly, the largest vessel to use the port had been 229m in length and of 87,052dwt.

The port, which serves Russia's Leningrad region, is also building a new general cargo terminal.This will be able to handle three million tonnes annually.

Its main traffic will remain export coal, bound for Western Europe.