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, island (1994 est. pop. 85,000), 358 sq mi (927 sq km), Mecklenburg–West Pomerania, NE Germany, in the Baltic Sea, separated from the mainland by the Strelasund.
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a city in the German Democratic Republic, on Rügen Island. Rostock is the nearest major city. Population, 13,500 (1970). Sassnitz has train ferry communication with Trelleborg in Sweden. It is a fishing port on the Baltic Sea and an important center for the fishing industry. Chalk is extracted and processed near Sassnitz.

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Mukran Port on Rugen island is improving two berths for Eons 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm construction in the German Baltic Sea.
The port said that the upgrade would allow Mukran Port to manage larger turbines with a capacity of more than 7MW.
Bauern und Bronzegiesser--Die Siedlung am Fahrhafen Mukran, Lkr.
And then we have another little scrap of information: Tiz/Tis was the main harbour-town of Mukran five days distant from Kiz laying on the coastal area of this region vis-a-vis Uman".
Both pipelines consisting of 200,000 pipes weighing 11 tonnes each will be covered before installation by Eupec (France) at the ports of Kotka, Finland and Mukran on Germany's Rugen island with a magnetite iron ore-concrete mix 60-110 millimetres thick using the impingement process before final curing.
Thermotraffic supervises transshipment of goods on to Russian mechanically refrigerated rail cars in Mukran, Brest and Chop.
Euro-Baltic is able to process fish extremely rapidly due to its geographical position along the deep harbor port of Mukran.
Klaipeda is one of the largest ice-free seaports in the Baltic Sea, and one of the most advanced as well -- with road, rail and ro-ro links to other trading centers like Mukran, Kiel, Ahus and Stockholm.
Blue Water Shippings contract covers sea transport of pipes from Wascos coating facilities in Mukran, Germany and Kotka, Finland to storage yards in Karlshamn, Sweden and Hanko, Finland.
Blue Water Shippings deal includes sea transport of pipes from Wascos coating facilities in Mukran, Germany, and Kotka, Finland, to storage yards in Karlshamn, Sweden, and Hanko, Finland.
Construction of the wind farm operations facility at the Mukran ferry port in Sassnitz on the island of Ruegen.