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Nakhodka

(nəkhôt`kə), city (1989 pop. 160,000), Russian Far East, c.20 mi (32 km) E of VladivostokVladivostok
, city (1989 pop. 634,000), capital of Maritime Territory (Primorsky Kray), Russian Far East, on a peninsula that extends between two bays of the Sea of Japan.
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, on the Sea of Japan. A port city with fewer winter ice problems than Vladivostok, Nakhodka has assumed an increasingly large share of shipping from the Russian Far East.

Nakhodka

 

a city (since 1950) under the jurisdiction of Primor’e Krai, RSFSR. It is a port on Nakhodka Bay, an arm of the Gulf of Amerika in the Sea of Japan. Population, 116,000 (1973; 64,000 in 1959). Nakhodka is a major transportation and fishing center of the Soviet Far East. It has a railroad station, a shipyard, a fish-processing combine, and factories that produce tin cans and reinforced-concrete products. The city also has a navigation school, a motion-picture technicum, and a music school.


Nakhodka

 

a bay in the Gulf of Amerika off the northwestern coast of the Sea of Japan, in Primor’e Krai, RSFSR. It is 4.6km long and 1.8km wide. Much of the bay freezes in winter. Nakhodka Seaport is located on the bay.


Nakhodka

 

a bay off the western coast of Ob’ Bay in the Yamal-Nenets National Okrug (Tiumen’ Oblast, RSFSR). Nakhodka Bay juts inland for 9km; it is shallow and at ebb tide a strip of sand and silt up to 2–3km wide is uncovered. The water is fresh. The bay is accessible to river boats.

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In the former case, the Nahodka port of Russia is the port of shipment to Japan.
In the third stage, the coal is transported 4,980 km by the Siberian Railroad to Nahodka in Russia.
This figure shows that 89 percent of the total time is waiting time; the waiting time to Japan in Nahodka is 50 percent of the total time, the waiting time in Sukhbaatar is 36 percent of the total time, and the waiting time in Choir is 3 percent of the total time.
In addition, the waiting time at Nahodka, Russia remains approximately 84 days.
a 10,000-ton capacity, the waiting time at Nahodka decreases; therefore, the throughput time decreases.
Similar discounts have and do exist: a 17% discountin 2008; a 9% discount in 1H09 on rail tariffs for exported potash, and a 22% discount for rail tariffs on potash transportationto Nahodka port this year.
Currently Russia is considering two new Far East routes: one, direct from eastern Siberia to Daqing in China, and the second route, favored by Japan, around China to the Russian port of Nahodka.
WHEN LENNART ARRIVED in Nahodka, he was twenty-two and like a newly issued coin, which is so shiny that it is tough to tell what is printed on it.