Press digest

2017 September 13

Russia. Zarubino port to be expanded for grain terminal construction

The Prime Minister of Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, signed an order to expand the port of Zarubino in Primorskiy region for construction of a grain-handling terminal. As noted in the order, "to expand Zarubino port (Primorskiy region) by including in its borders land plots located in Khasanskiy region and artificially created land intended for a grain terminal construction with a capacity of 33.5 MMT per year in perspective until 2030".

The terminal, supposed to accept vessels with a carrying capacity of up to 91.3 KMT, will be used for wheat, corn and soybean handling. The terminal will include five berths, a warehouse, railway and road fronts, as well as conveyors. The first phase of construction with a capacity of 3 MMT is planned to be completed in 2020, informs UkrAgroConsult.

The project is implemented at the expense of UGC and its subsidiary structure - Far Eastern Grain Terminal LLC.