In new season Ukraine may face a shortage of containers for grain exports – expert
In new season Ukrainian companies may face the problem of shortage of containers for grain exports, declared Sergei Shugaev, Commercial Director of the company Global Ocean Link, on June 18 during his speech at the conference "Grain Forum - 2014" in Odessa.
He noted that the current political situation in Ukraine mainly causes development of the problem.
In addition, increasing of the export volumes of Ukrainian cargoes in such shipment method will facilitate further shortage of containers. In the current year the container exports may exceed the volume of imports, said the expert.
S.Shugaev added that to date Global Ocean Link is considering several options to solve the problem. In particular, the company plans to launch transshipment bases in the central oblasts of the country, for example in Vinnitsa and Kirovohrad ones. The company will accumulate grains at the bases, load it to containers and ship by rail to the ports, said the expert.
You should be authorized to post comment
Ukraine harvested over 1.1 mln tonnes of grains - Ministry of Agrarian Policy
Ukraine to supply duty free agricultural products to the USA — Ministry of Economic Development
In 2015, Ukraine to decrease agricultural commodities production – expert
In 2014/15 MY, Ukraine exported 34.8 mln tonnes of grains - Ministry of Agrarian Policy
Ukraine announced the starting purchasing prices for new crop milling wheat
July 2, 17:00
Ukraine: President signed the Law on receiving of 1.8 bln EUR macro-financial aid from the EU
July 2, 16:40
Ukraine harvested over 0.9 mln tonnes of grains - Ministry of Agrarian Policy
July 2, 15:30