Orders for pilotage should be submitted along with the ship's information when approaching the port.
Before leaving the port a pilot must be ordered at least 2 hours prior to full readiness of the ship for departure.
Vessels with draft of 7.5 m or more, proceeding in Ugolnaya Harbour channel, are considered to be restricted by draft and should exhibit the signals specified by Rule 28 of the IRPCS-72.
When passing such ships in the channel, other ships shall keep as closely to the starboard side of the channel as circumstances allow.
The port is currently one of the leading Ukrainian ports and the biggest and most developed port in the Sea of Azov.
The port is called 'Sea Gates of Donbass' by rights.*** The event marked the conclusion of a long process that began last year, which managed under the same common goal ALDA, the municipality of Gdańsk (Poland), the city of Mariupol, the NGO Mariupol Development Fund, and the municipality of Akmene (Lithuania).The event was held in the premises of the hosting city of Mariupol.Tug assistance by berthing operations is compulsory.When wind speed exceeds 14 m/s and more, mooring operations in the port are prohibited for transport vessels.On 9 December, Local Democracy Agency Mariupol (Ukraine) became a reality.Mayors, members of the Ukrainian Parliament, representatives of civil societies and NGOs assembled for this important step toward the promotion of local democracy and good governance in the easternmost city in Europe.was the natural continuation in the impetuous industrial development of Southern Russia in the second half of the 19-th century.September 2, 1889, when 18 train cars loaded with coal first arrived onto its quay, is considered to be the date when occupied the third place among all ports of Russia.VTS provides for safe navigation round the clock, maintains control over all ships traffic throughout port's water area of 12 miles range and provides radar assistance to vessels in approach channels when reduced visibility and icy conditions prevail.The nearest sea ports are Berdyansk, Taganrog, Yeisk and Kerch.