Arrangements of the Ukrainian government on supply of grain to the needing countries, in particular, Ethiopia, concluded in the fall of last year, found a practical embodiment.
Ukraine delivered the first 161 thousand tons of grain on "The world food programme" to the UN and programs of the governments of Canada and Japan on the markets of Africa and to North Korea.
The last vessel with grain is sent today, on March 5, 2009
The Nibulon company carried out foodgrain delivery to the needing countries, reports a press - the secretary of the enterprise Larisa Nazarova.
"We won FAO tender, quality of our production and the offered cost were the main criteria. In total we put more than 161 thousand tons of the foodgrain, all deliveries are carried already out", - the director general of the enterprise, the head of the company Alexey Vadatursky speaks.
The markets - recipients - Sudan, Korea, Ethiopia, Eritrea. "Yesterday loaded the last ship in the direction of Ethiopia.
Under the terms of the tender, the company also provided logistics in the continent.
Unloading was in Djibouti, then grain stocked up in bags and the motor transport delivered to the recipient to Ethiopia.
It is the first case when the Ukrainian company participated in the tender of the UN for supply of grain.
The UN addressed to Ukraine in the fall of last year to put part of grain of a record harvest on the markets of the needing countries.
At the end of September visit to Ukraine official delegation of the UN which held negotiations on participation of our country in the World Food Programme (WFP) as the supplier of grain for the third countries took place.
"Our participation in competition became possible as arrangements between the Ukrainian government and the UN about such cooperation" were concluded earlier, - Alexey Vadatursky speaks.
"Nibulon" considers opportunity and further to take part in UN tenders. Conditions of such cooperation are quite acceptable. We will participate and further", - he speaks.
Reference: The world food programme of the UN suggested to allocate $460 million for grain purchase to Ethiopia where 9,6 million people starve.
Earlier Ukrainian officials predicted that participation of Ukraine according to programs of the UN can make to 1 million t grain.
Current marketing year Ukraine can put record 25 million t of grain for export.
JSC JV Nibulon has the enterprise financially - technical base of production of agricultural products, own transport, capacities of storage of grain (to 420 thousand tons) and own reloading terminal.
JSC JV Nibulon provides control over all stages of movement of grain on a chain "a field - linear elevators - the reloading terminal".
Capacities of the terminal provide
- agricultural products receipt of goods with railway both motor transport and shipment aboard a vessel;
- temporary storage of agricultural products before accumulation of ship parties (power of simultaneous storage of 132 thousand tons)
- possibility of simultaneous storage 7 - ми different parties and production finishing to necessary standards of quality.
The water area of the terminal allows to accept for loading vessels tonnage to 40 thousand tons, and length of the main mooring wall (352м) allows to load at the same time to 2-x vessels.