The port is specialized mainly in handling ferrous and non-ferrous metal, pig iron, pipes, ferroalloys, various ores, iron ore pellets, clays, equipment (incl. over size and heavy lifts), grain in bulk, packed cargoes, timber products.
The port has 15 berths with the total length of 2920 m. Loaded draft in fresh water density is up to 10.3 m.
The approaching Bugsko-Dneprovsky Limansky Channel has 13 bends, 6 of which pass through the Dneprovsky Liman and the others through the Yuzhny Bug river. It is 100 m wide and 11.2 m deep.
Nikolaev River port
Nikolaev River port is specialized on general and bulk cargoes. It handles: ferro-alloy, ores, clay, saltpetre, coal, scrap metal, grain, packed cargoes.