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Port activities linked to the handling of grain and grain products. Includes imports, exports, storage and grain terminal facilities. Regarding ports, currently, the main news subject is Ukrainian grain exports. Exports stopped when the Russian invasion started on February 24, 2022. Following a July agreement, partial grain exports have resumed.

Coldiretti protests at Ports of Bari, Salerno against fake imports

Bari, Italy (Ports Europe) June 5, 2024 – The Coldretti organisation, which represents agricultural businesses, has organised protests at the ports of...

Comvex invests in grain terminal, Constanta

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) June 4, 2024 – Comvex SA is to expand its Cereal Terminal at Berth 80 in Constanta North Port. It will invest 2...

Port of Constanta to add berth for Ukrainian grain

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) May 22, 2024 – The Romanian Black Sea port of Constanta will add an additional berth for the handling of Ukrainian...

European Commissioner for Agriculture visits the Port of Constanta

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) May 16, 2024 – Two days ago, the European Commissioner for Agriculture, Janusz Wojciechowski, visited the Black Sea...

Occupied Berdyansk port grain terminal restored

Berdyansk, Ukraine (Ports Europe) May 11, 2024 – The Novaya Khortytsia grain terminal in Ukraine’s Azov Sea port of Berdyansk (occupied by Russia four days...

Delo opens 2nd grain quality assessment centre in Novorossiysk

Novorossiysk, Russia (Ports Europe) April 26, 2024 – KSK Grain Terminal has commissioned a second centre for high-precision analysis and evaluation of...

China’s Famsun to build a new grain terminal at Makhachkala port

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) April 18, 2024 – China’s Famsun Group is to construct a new grain terminal at Makhachkala Commercial Seaport. A...

South Russia tripled grain exports to Iran in Q1’24

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) April 14, 2024 – Russia’s southern regions of Rostov, Volgograd, Astrakhan, and the Republic of Kalmykia exported more...

TMGA introduces automation to A Coruña terminal

A Coruña, Spain (Ports Europe) April 3, 2024 – TMGA has invested in its Terminales Marítimos de Galicia terminal and introduced automation to increase...

Ukraine shipped 1.33 mt of grain through Constanta in Jan-Feb 24

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) March 20, 2024 – Ukraine shipped 1.33 million tonnes of grain through Romania’s Black Sea port of Constanta in...

Turkey wants to revive the Black Sea grain deal

Ankara, Turkey (Ports Europe) March 17, 2024 – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara would continue to work to revive the Black Sea grain deal it...

1,000 cargo ships left loaded Odessa ports since August 2023

Kyiv, Ukraine (Ports Europe) March 10, 2024 – More than 1,000 cargo ships have left loaded Ukrainian Black Sea ports following the termination of the...

Ukraine seeks to increase grain exports via inland ports

Kiev, Ukraine (Ports Europe) March 6, 2024 – So far this year, Ukraine has exported approximately 3.7 million tons of cargo via its inland Danube...

Ukraine’s Kernel reports reduced net profit for 2024 financial year

Kiev, Ukraine (Ports Europe) March 6, 2024 – Kernel, a Ukrainian agricultural company, has reported $133 million in net profit in the second quarter of...

The success wartime story of Ukraine’s Danube ports

Izmail, Ukraine (Ports Europe) February 13, 2024 – In the face of a concerted effort to cripple Ukraine’s port infrastructure, the country’s Danube...

Update: Cargo drop in Ukraine’s Danube ports after the Black Sea reopened

Kyiv, Ukraine (Ports Europe) February 6, 2024 – Ukraine’s Danube River ports handled almost 6.5 times more cargo in 2023, compared to the 5 million tonnes...

A new grain silo in Russia’s Tuapse port

Tuapse, Russia (PortSEurope) February 6, 2024 – Russia’s Black Sea port of Tuapse announced a tender for the construction of a granary with rail grain...

Delo Group terminals in Novorossiysk set transshipment record

Novorossiysk, Russia (Ports Europe) January 16, 2024 – NUTEP container terminal and the KSK grain terminal have both set a record for transshipment...

Port of Constanta reports 2023 cargo traffic of over 92 mln tons

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) January 10, 2024 – The Port of Constanta has reported 2023 cargo traffic of over 92 million tons (mt), compared to...

Ukrainian ports defy war and difficulties in 2023

Odesa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) December 28, 2023 – The total cargo turnover of all Ukrainian ports in 2023 is expected to be 57 million tonnes. This is...

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