Ukraine. Sea ports boosted handling of grains and vegoils


Ukraine’s sea ports handled 4.22 MMT of vegoils in January - November 2016, or up 16.9% year-on-year (3.61 MMT). The greatest handling volumes were accounted for by the following ports: Mykolaiv (1.78 MMT), Chornomorsk (1.19 MMT), Yuzhny (0.94 MMT), Odesa (0.11 MMT) and Mariupol (0.07 MMT).

Ukraine’s ports handled 34.986 MMT of grains in January-November 2016, or 6.3% more than in the same period last year (32.920 MMT). The greatest amounts of grains were transshipped by the following ports: Mykolaiv (8.1 MMT), Odessa (7.5 MMT), Yuzhny (7.2 MMT), Chornomorsk (6.8 MMT), Olvia (2.5 MMT), reports UkrAgroConsult.

Additionally, the sea ports in the above-mentioned period handled 92.39 KMT of sugar (none last year) and 33.59 KMT of fertilizers (down 26.1%).

More information on grain handling capacities in ports is available in UkrAgroConsult report "Grain-handling Capacities in Ukrainian ports: Attractive for Investing".




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