ODESA. Aug 10 (Interfax-Ukraine) – ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih and Transinvestservice stevedoring company (TIS, Odesa region) have opened an indoor transshipment complex for metal goods worth more than $4.5 million at Yuzhny seaport (Odesa region).
According to a press release from TIS, the complex includes a warehouse for 7,000 square meters with a capacity of more than 40,000 tonnes. Its capacity will be 550,000 tonnes per year.
The warehouse was built by TIS for five months, it is equipped with four bridge cranes.
“Today it is the largest storage of this level in Ukraine. Blue re-bar is a special cargo which cannot come into contact with moisture throughout the supply chain not to lose its technological quality. Therefore there are roads and rail tracks inside the new transshipment complex to unload wagons. The warehouse is completely waterproof, loading is carried out inside,” reads the document.
According to Deputy Director General for Marketing and Sales at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih Anastasia Tatarulyeva, the opening of the new complex will help the company not only increase exports, but also greatly improves their quality, as the quality of logistics is extremely important.