If the export flow from Ukraine returns to the Danube, the new anchorage will be a lifeline

Published May 22, 2024

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Romania has completed a tender for a new anchorage in the port of Constanţa to improve the transshipment of Ukrainian grain, addressing delays caused by insufficient terminal capacity. Previously, up to 600 grain barges faced delays of 30-40 days. While most Ukrainian agricultural exports have returned to Great Odesa ports, the Danube route remains important. Ukrainian Danube Shipping plans to deliver 200-250 thousand tons of agricultural products monthly to Constanţa, with the new anchorage expected to significantly boost logistics capacity if export flows shift back to the Danube.
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The Romanian side completed the tender for the organization of an additional anchorage for the transshipment of Ukrainian grain in the port of Constanţa. This was reported by PJSC "Ukrainian Danube Shipping", which was one of the initiators of this project last year. As the company reminded, the need to create the specified parking lot was due to the fact that the capacity of the terminals in Constanta was not enough for transshipment of the grain flow from Ukraine. In particular, there were sometimes up to 600 barges with grain in the port of Constanta, which were waiting for unloading for 30-40 days. "Since that time, the majority of Ukrainian agricultural exports have again returned to the ports of Great Odesa. But the Danube direction does not lose its relevance. Even under such conditions, the parking lot will not be idle," the company believes. In particular, UDP plans to deliver up to 200-250 thousand ...
Source: Agravery
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