Dnieper grain shipping increasing so far 2021
Cargo transportation by the Dnieper river in January-March 2021 totalled 1.8 mln t, 66% or 719.7 thou. t more YoY, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) reports.
There were 1948 voyages during the first quarter of 2021, compared to 1050 in 2020 (+85.5%).
"The bulk of freight is construction cargo, with a 78.7% increase in transport volumes. Grain cargo is the second-largest commodity group. The volume of transportation grew by 33.3% YoY to 586,600 t," the message reads.
As of April 7, grains export shipment from Ukraine reached 36.07 mln t, 23% lower YoY.