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Nika-Terra seaport handled 3.5 million tons of cargo in 7 months of 2021

In January – July 2021, Nika-Terra seaport, a member of Group DF, transshipped 3,500,000 t of cargo and handled 227 vessels.

 

The cargo mix is dominated by:

“We have successfully started the new 2021/2022 marketing year, having transshipped more than 640,000 t of grain cargo in July only. In the last month alone, the transshipment of mineral fertilizers increased by 4.5 times (330%) and bulk cargo – 1.5 times (60%). These indicators demonstrate an increase in cargo turnover in the seaport compared to 2020,” – commented Alim Agakishiev, CEO, Nika-Terra seaport.

Dmytro Firtash’s Group DF invested more than UAH1.5 billion to develop the sea port. As a part of the Program designed to increase the seaport throughput capacity, a new weighing facility was built, the number of berths was increased to 8 with the total length of 1900 m; the fleet of locomotives was brought up to 10 engines, the length of own railways has been increased up to 23 km, the necessary equipment for transshipment of cargo was purchased.

 

In 2020, the sea port handled 409 vessels and transshipped 7,380,000 t of cargoes. Within the cargo mix, the grains, legumes and oilseeds accounted for 5,500,000 t or 75% of the total volume, bulk cargoes – 1,270,000 t (18%), liquid bulk cargoes – 323,000 t (4%), mineral fertilizers – 215,000 t or (3%).