Ore accounted for more than half of the transshipment volume.
Cargill believes that the terminal will strengthen its port infrastructure in the Black Sea region.
The volume of transshipment of export cargo at the seaport was more than 19 million tons during this period.
UMG Investments is implementing the project.
The UAE-based port operator’s plans for the Pivdennyi seaport have emerged.
Port operators have handled more cargoes this year than they handled in the previous record year.
The possibility of building the grain terminal is currently under discussion.
The state-owned stevedoring company handled 13.5 million tons of cargo in August.
The first quarter of 2020 was one of the most successful in the history of the seaport.
The Pivdennyi seaport handled the largest volume of 8.86 million tons of cargo.
DP World has acquired 51% of the container terminal at the Pivdennyi port.
Construction of the complex will double the volume of transshipment of imported bulk cargoes.
The previous record was set in 2015.
The Yuzhny seaport exceeded its transshipment target by 32% in November.
Oleksandr Oliinyk has been appointed as the acting director of the state-owned Pivdennyi seaport.
The State Stevedoring Company has handled more than 1 million cargoes per month since March, which exceeds the target and its 2018 transshipment volume.
The Ministry of Infrastructure has compared concession of the state-owned Pivdennyi seaport with the privatization of the Kryvorizhstal steel plant.
The previous record lasted for more than three years.
The state-owned seaport handled 1.312 million tons of cargo in July.
Ukrainian seaports handled over 61.4 million tons of cargo in the first five months of 2019, which is almost 7 million tons or 13% more than they handled in the corresponding period of last year.