Ports of Ukraine increase transhipment in the second half of 2015/16
the Amount of grain that was perevalne seaports of Ukraine for the period of January-may 2016 has increased compared to the same period last year by 9.9 % and amounted to 14,427 million tons against 13,124 million tons in 2015.
throughout this period, the volume of transshipment of grain crops increased at all ports:
- the Mariupol – more than 2 times
- the in Kherson – by 56.2 %,
- the black sea (former Ilyichevsk) – 31.7 %,
- the Berdyansk – 23,5 %,
- the Ust-Dunaysk – 22,6 %,
- the Nikolaev – 15,8 %,
- the Odessa – 15,1 %.
For reference: Since the beginning of the current year, sea ports of Nikolaev and Ilyichevsk were commissioned two new grain transfer terminals. As a consequence, the capacity for transshipment of grain to seaports of the country increased by 3.2 million tons and reached the level of 50.0 million.