Dudinka


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Dudinka

(do͞odyēn`kə), city (1989 pop. 32,000), Krasnoyarsk Territory, N Siberian Russia, on the Yenisei River. It is the river port for the Norilsk mining area and is accessible to seagoing ships. It is connected by rail with Norilsk. Founded in 1616 as a winter outpost on the Yenisei, Dudinka became a city in 1951. It was the capital of the Taymyr Autonomous Area (1930–2007; see under Taymyr PeninsulaTaymyr Peninsula
or Taimyr Peninsula
, northernmost projection of Siberia, N Krasnoyarsk Territory, N central Siberian Russia, between the estuaries of the Yenisei and Khatanga rivers and extending into the Arctic Ocean.
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Dudinka

 

a city (until 1951, a settlement), the center of the Taimyr (Dolgan-Nenets) National Okrug, Krasnoiarsk Krai, RSFSR. Population, 20,000 (1970). A port on the lower Enisei, open to oceangoing ships. Cargoes destined for the Noril’sk mining and metallurgical combine are received by the port, and nonferrous metals, coal, and ore are shipped out. A railroad branch 96 km long connects Dudinka with Noril’sk. The Messoiakha-Dudinka-Noril’sk gas main was laid through Dudinka in 1969. There is a fish-processing factory, a veterinary technicum, and a museum of local lore in Dudinka. The city arose as a wintering station in 1667.

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Address : 647000, Krasnoyarsk, Dudinka, Matrosov, house 14
Base metals: Norilsk Nickel suspended delivery via port Dudinka due to seasonal flood period.
The NSR provides access to such regional ports as Novy Port, near the mouth of the Ob River; Dikson, Dudinka, and Ingarka (towns on the Yenisei that have served as loading points for mineral and timber resources); and Tiksi, at the mouth of the Lena River.
In the spring of 1940 he made topographical readings of Dudinka and its vicinities, for what Kozyrev was permitted free activity, for to escape there was no possibility: the surrounds were only tundra.
Also bullish was the news that the Russian port of Dudinka, used by Norilsk for its nickel exports, would shut on 24 May as it became blocked by melting ice on the Yenisey River.
In theory, this might be done by securing more political autonomy for Taimyr, or by using a corporate restructuring of Norilsk Nickel to re-register more of the group's main companies in the Taimyr capital, Dudinka.
Current high nickel prices are encouraging the unions to take a stronger stance and this market received a further boost last week when it was learnt that Russia's Norilsk is to make its annual suspension of all seaborne shipments of material from the port of Dudinka from 17th May ahead of flooding caused by melting ice on the river Yenisey.
Address : 647000, Russia, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Taimyr Dolgan-Nenets District, Dudinka street.
However, Russian output is on its way from the port of Dudinka and should appear on the market soon.
Exchange stocks fell by 696 tonnes, and with the Russian port of Dudinka still out of action the tightness should continue until the Russian material is finally released and shipped to the market place.
Address : 647000, Krasnoyarsk region, Dudinka, Ostrovsky st, house 1, office (flat) 6
It has now been claimed that the port of Dudinka in Russia, used by Norilsk to export its production of copper and nickel, will once again be ready for loading on or around June 26-28.