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Grain

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.

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...

Ukraine exports more grain via inland ports in 2023

Kiev, Ukraine (Ports Europe) December 13, 2023 – Cargo turnover of Ukrainian inland ports of the Danube region in January-November 2023 was 29.4 million...

Constanta targets 4 mln tonnes/month of Ukrainian grain

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) December 11, 2023 – Romania is steadily progressing toward its goal of increasing the monthly processing transit...

South Korean STX with a port and industrial zone project in Egypt’s Gargoub

Mersa Matrouh, Egypt (Ports Europe) November 29, 2023 – South Korean trading company STX Corporation signed a strategic partnership agreement with the...

North-South corridor is sanctioned Russia’s distant dream

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) November 26, 2023 – The development of the International North-South Transport Corridor – INSTC will significantly...

Port of Constanta handles 29.4 million metric tons of grain in Jan-Oct 2023

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) November 22, 2023 – The Port of Constanta handled a record 29.4 million metric tons of grain in the first 10 months of...

115 ships have used Ukrainian humanitarian corridor since August

Odesa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) November 17, 2023 – Since the launch of the temporary maritime humanitarian corridor in the Black Sea on August 8, 115...

Kyiv claims Ukrainian grain corridor works

Odesa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) November 10, 2023 – Kyiv claims that Ukraine’s Black Sea “humanitarian corridor” is working despite the Russian...

Kyiv claims Russia drops “explosive objects” in its Black Sea “humanitarian corridor”

Odesa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) November 1, 2023 – There were no ships sailing to or from the Ukrainian Black Sea ports of Odesa (Odessa) on October 31 and...

DeloPorts increased container, grain transshipment in Jan-Sept 23

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) October 26, 2023 – The KSK and NUTEP terminals, both part of DeloPorts, increased transshipment handling in...

Missiles, mines suspend use of Ukrainian humanitarian corridor

Odesa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) October 26, 2023 – Kyiv decided on October 26 to temporarily suspend the use of its new Black Sea “Ukrainian humanitarian...

Real two-way cargo traffic in Ukrainian humanitarian corridor

Odesa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) October 21, 2023 – More cargo ships are heading towards the Odesa region ports and sailing back towards Bosphorus Strait. As of...

Latvia receives first grain train from Ukraine

Riga, Latvia (PortSEurope) October 18, 2023 – Rīgas Universālais Termināls (RUT) has received the first grain train from Ukraine which was carrying...

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