Nika-Tera started receiving new harvest sunflower meal
The Sea Specialized Port Nika-Tera, a member of Group DF, started receiving crop 2020 sunflower meal.
"Today the port Nika-Tera accepted the first vehicles with sunflower meal produced by the Ukrainian oil extraction plant. The cargo will be transshipped in the second cargo area. It is planned that the meal will be delivered to the port both by rail and by trucks," the company says in a statement.
The meal is stored in four warehouses with a total capacity of 90 thou. t. The shipment of meal for export will be made from two berths of the port using two loading machines of 1500 t per hour each.
"The first consignments of oilseed meal produced from sunflower seeds of the new harvest marked the beginning of a new 2020/2021 marketing year for the transshipment of sunflower seed processing products — sunflower oil and meal. We worked out in detail all the business processes for transshipment of this type of cargo, we managed to improve the quality and speed of work. This was facilitated by the commissioning of a new berthing weighing complex in May this year. Sunflower producers are also given the opportunity to transship not only meal but also sunflower oil — the main processing product. We have modern facilities for its storage and transshipment," commented Harbormaster of SSP Nika-Tera Alim Agakishiev.
Nika-Tera provided for the transshipment of 6.4 mln t of agricultural commodities in the 2019/20 season, 20% higher from 2018/19.