Nika-Tera sea terminal (Mykolaiv) in the 2018/2019 marketing year (MY, July-June) handled 4.7 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, which is 88% more compared to the previous MY.
According to a report on Nika-Tera’s website, in the 2018/2019 MY the port grain transshipment items included corn (50%), wheat (34%), soybeans (8%), barley (5%), and peas (3%).
In addition, during this period, the terminal shipped 350,000 tonnes of soybeans, which is seven times more than the figure for the same period of the last marketing year.
Some 240 vessels with grain and leguminous crops were shipped for export.
During the period from July 2018 to June 2019, Nika-Tera handled 395 vessels, and the volume of transshipment amounted to 7.25 million tonnes of cargo.
As reported, in 2018 Nika-Tera seaport handled 335 vessels, transshipping 5.84 million tonnes of freight, which is 40% more than in 2017.
Nika-Tera is a modern highly mechanized marine terminal, part of Group DF’s port business.
Nika-Tera sea terminal (Nika-Tera specialized seaport, Mykolaiv), part of Group DF belonging to Dmytro Firtash, in January-February 2019 handled more than one million tonnes of cargo, which is 56.7% more than in the same period of 2018, the press service of the company has reported.
According to the company, as of February 27, 2019, Nika-Tera port had handled more than one million tonnes of cargo, significantly exceeding the dynamics of last year’s transshipment: in January-February 2018 the port’s cargo turnover amounted to 638,000 tonnes, while the figure of the first million was reached only at the end of March.
“Nika-Tera port continues to master new technologies for receiving and transshipment of goods. Thus, in February 2019 the first train of railway platforms with specialized containers for bulk cargo transportation entered the port. In total, a batch consisting of 88 containers with corn was processed on 44 platforms with a total weight of more than 2,000 tonnes,” the press service of the port said.
To implement the new cargo handling scheme, containers were unloaded from railway platforms to container trucks inside the port.