General Cargo terminal


“ MAE “ port is situated on the north coast of the entrance Varna Lake canal. Owner and port operator is “ MAE” JSC- Varna. It possesses operational suitability certificate and it is designed for handling general cargo, bulk cargo and containers.

It is certified according to the ISPS Code requirements. Ability to handling a vessels up to 200 m., and the drought is 8,00 m., 9,90 m with fenders, 10,60 m with pontoons 9,80 m. The terminal provides 24-hour ship’s service: providing electricity, fresh water supply, as well as service according to the MARPOL requirements.

In 2016 the port added to its infrastructure mobile crane “TERREX GOTTWALD HMK 3405 ” with capacity of 100 tons, which raised the speed and and the quality of the cargo handling. General cargo terminal  possesses:

50 t  GOTTWALD GOTTWALD HMK 130-44 mobile crane

36 t GOTTWALD HMK 120E mobile crane

16 t gantry crane 

forklifts loader: CAT 962 - 2 pieces, CAT 930

3 telescopic hendlers: CAT TH337C, CAT TH337C, MANITOU 860

7 forklifts: KALMAR DCD 180 - 18t., KALMAR DCG 160-12 - 16t., HELI - 10t., DAN TRUK - 5t., CLARK - 5t., CATERPILAR - 5t., HELI - 3.4t.

6 loading trucks

- four pices electronics weighings scales with lenghts - 18m and load capacities - 80 tones

In 2012 was built the first silo for warehousing grain products with a capacity of 2600 cub.m.. For the past few years 4  identical silos were built. This was the way of increasing capacity and the quality of storage of grain cultures.

The terminal possesses 3 conveying belts for bulk cargo, which can be connected with the silos for direct vessel loading. This technology decreases the vessel handling time.

The port has 18 000 sq.m. of open area, part of which is registered as a temporary and a custom warehouse. Closed areas for storage were enlarged to 8 – flat type with total area of 5400 sq.m.

Port of “ MAE” is guided by a highly skilled crew, trained to work quickly and ready to handle all of the unforeseen situations, which guarantees quality and skillful service.