In January-March period of 2016, the Ukrainian sea ports processed 1.127 mln tonnes of bulk vegetable oils, an increase of 9.6% compared with the same period in 2015. The export volumes totaled 1.034 mln tonnes of vegetable oils (up 9%), informed the State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority.
In particular, state stevedoring companies processed 31.59 thsd tonnes of vegetable oils at berths of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (down 24.1% compared with January-March of 2015), private stevedoring companies at berths of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority – 943.92 thsd tonnes (up 28.9%), stevedoring companies at their own berths – 151.56 thsd tonnes (down 40.4%).
According to the announcement, in the reporting period Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk shipped 450.31 thsd tonnes of veg oils, up 4.5% compared with the same period last year. Also, Mykolaiv Sea Trade Port shipped 377.56 thsd tonnes of veg oils (up 36.4%), Sea Commercial Port of Yuzhnyi – 207.92 thsd tonnes (down 19.9%), Odessa Sea Commercial Port – 47.41 thsd tonnes (up 146.8%), Izmail Port – 25.69 thsd tonnes (up 108.7%), Kherson Port — 12.28 thsd tonnes, and Mariupol Port – 5.9 thsd tonnes (down 79.9%).