Bulk Carriers

Bulk Carriers – Ukranian Black Sea ports developments

Regarding recent developments at the Ukrainian Black Sea ports, their grain exports capacity increased to 68 million tonnes per year through to the end of 2017 – while at the same time port storage facilities stood at around 3.4 million tonnes. Given the above, export loading capacity expanded by 1.75 million tonnes in 2017. According to domestic industry officials eight grain terminals plan to lift significantly their capacities, increasing their loading facilities for export by around 14 million tonnes just in 2018. It is said that the grain cargo capacities in Ukraine will grow by 27 percent and will amount 4.3 million tonnes while the terminal capacity for grain transshipment will reach 82 million tonnes.