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NIKA-TERA PORT SEES TWO TIMES RISE IN CARGO HANDLING IN JULY 2019

Nika-Tera sea terminal (Nika-Tera specialized seaport, Mykolaiv), part of Group DF belonging to Dmytro Firtash, in July 2019 handled 790,000 tonnes of cargo, which is two times more than in the same period of 2018, the company reported on its website.
According to the report, the major volume of cargo turnover at Nika-Tera accounted for grain and leguminous cargoes (73%), bulk cargoes ranked second (27%).
In July, the terminal handled 37 vessels transshipping and that was the highest indicator of this month since the beginning of the work of the terminal.
As reported, Nika-Tera handled 335 vessels transshipping, 5.84 million tonnes of freights in 2018, which is 40% more than in 2017.
Nika-Tera is a highly mechanized marine terminal, part of Group DF’s port business. The terminal includes four specialized complexes: grain, for transshipment of fertilizers, bulk freight, and liquid cargo.

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ONE OF THE LARGEST GRAIN TRADERS IN UKRAINE INTENDS TO BUILD PORT IN KHERSON REGION

Nibulon (Mykolaiv), one of the largest grain traders in Ukraine, intends to build a port in the village of Oleksandrivka (Kherson region) in five years, the company said in a statement.
“This port is a great prospect for the development of the entire Kherson region. This is an extremely difficult task and very large investments, but our company can do this only in five years,” CEO of the company Oleksiy Vadatursky said.
According to him, Nibulon continues the implementation of the investment program in Kherson region. There are already two transshipment terminals of the company in the village of Kozatske and Hola Prystan, while next year the company plans to increase the capacity of the Hola Prystan transshipment terminal by 20,000 tonnes, as well as to expand the capacity of this enterprise for accepting rice.
The company plans in the next two years to reorient almost all of its cargoes to the Dnipro River and transport by water up to 4 million tonnes of products per year, which will allow reducing the load on the roads.
Nibulon cultivates 83,000 hectares of land. It exports agricultural products to more than 60 countries. The annual export volume exceeds 4.5 million tonnes.

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20 INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES INTERESTED IN CONCESSION OF KHERSON MARITIME MERCHANT PORT AND OLVIA STEVEDORING COMPANY

Some 20 large international companies are interested in the concession of Kherson Maritime Merchant Port and Olvia Stevedoring Company, Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan has said. “We expect that the tender on Kherson and Olvia seaports will start this year. We have more than 20 applications from powerful companies,” the minister said at a press conference in Kyiv. According to him, large international companies expressed their interest.
As reported, with reference to the Infrastructure Ministry, previously Qatar expressed interest in the concession of Olvia and Kherson seaports.

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NIKA-TERA MARINE PORT ACCEPTS FIRST BATCH OF NEW HARVEST GRAIN

Nika-Tera marine specialized terminal (Mykolaiv), part of Group DF belonging to Dmytro Firtash, has accepted the first batch of grain of the 2018 harvest.
According to a company report on its Facebook page, the first truck with grain from the south of Kherson region with barley of the 2018 harvest was accepted on June 8.
Transshipment of goods at the port as of June 10 amounted to 2 million tonnes.
“The turnover of grains accounts for 61.3% in the structure of cargo turnover at the port. Bulk cargo accounts for 37.19%, and liquid freight for 1.51%,” the report says.
As reported, Nika-Tera in 2017 handled 229 vessels, transshipping 4.17 million tonnes of cargo, which is almost 4% more than in 2016.
Nika-Tera is a modern highly-mechanized marine terminal that is part of the Group DF port business.

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