The elevator will be capable of accepting 10,000 tons of agricultural products
The transshipment terminal was commissioned in 2012.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will also provide a loan of the same amount.
The barge has a length of 90 meters, a width of 16 meters, and a displacement of 3,750 tons.
The investor is seeking to lease the port’s warehouse No. 11 with the aim of building a universal cargo transshipment complex on its basis.
The non-self-propelled vessel was loaded with 2,000 tons of wheat harvested in 2016.
Grains continue to hold the largest share of the total volume of cargo turnover.
The existing fleet of grain wagons is enough for transportation of grain
Two types of cargoes accounted for the increase in cargo transport volume.
The volume of grain handling in seaports in the first half of 2016 increased by 6.8% to 16.220 million tons, compared with the corresponding period of last year.
Ukraine’s logistics infrastructure is underdeveloped in light of the expected increase in agricultural production. Ukraine should optimize its logistics costs to increase the competitiveness of its agricultural products.
Grain Logistics in Ukraine is much more expensive than in France, Germany, and the United States. Logistics costs in Ukraine amount to about USD 50 per ton but they are 30-40% lower in competing countries.
The Nibulon shipyard launched the first of eight barges under the B2000 project, which will be used for transporting grain on the Southern Bug River.
The Brooklyn-Kiev stevedoring company intends to build a grain terminal behind the Illichivsk seaport’s berths Nos. 7, 8, and 9 and reconstruct the berths. The total investment in the project will be USD 200 million.
The Nibulon company plans to launch a transshipment terminal on the Southern Bug River in the village of Buhske (Voznesenskyi district of the Mykolaiv region) in June 2016.
The company Risoil S.A. has launched the first phase of the SP Risoil Terminal, which is a grain terminal, at the Illichivsk seaport.
Terminals at Ukrainian seaports increased transshipment of grain by 13.8% to 32.92 million tons in the period of January-November this year, compared with the same period last year.
he longest export grain train of Australia was set up by Southern Shorthaul Railroad and the Australian Rail Track Corporation. The train has 1250 m long, five locos and 73 cars.
The Brooklyn-Kiev stevedoring company (Odessa seaport) has held talks with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on the possibility of financing a project for construction of a grain terminal and reconstruction of berths at the Ilyichevsk seaport.
The bank and the Ilyichevsk Grain Port Ltd. concluded a loan agreement for a credit line of UAH 350 million on 27 June 2012.