At the invitation of the Tarragona Port Authority (Spain) Company “Dnipro Cargo Limited” (London, UK), a member of the U-Port Group, is studying the possibility to participate in the concession on construction of a new wharf, creation of a land area and development of a logistics complex for grain transshipment and storage.
Profile of the Port of TarragonaThe leading port in Spain for feed and fodder: 60% of the raw materials used to produce feed for Catalan livestock pass through the port of Tarragona every year. Annual throughput of grains and fodder – 5M t (total port traffic – 32M t)Storage capacity – 1,300,000 tMax draft permissible – 14 m4 dedicated grain terminalsWell-developed highway and railway infrastructure
wharf and creation of a land area with the following characteristics:Berthing line: 400 mDepth: from 16.5 m to 18 mSurface area: 12.25 HaEstimated cost: 40M EuroApproximate construction period: 2 years plus 1 year of project processingAt the wharf surface area it is considered to build a logistics complex for discharging (import), storage, processing and distribution of grain and feed cargo with a storage capacity of 250,000 mt, the annual throughput of 1.5 M mt, and also a fodder and feed additives production plant. The projected cost is 110 million Euros.The estimated payback time of the project is 12-14 years.
Spain imports from Ukraine more than 5 million tons of grains and derivatives per year with a permanent upward trend.U-Port Group operates two grain transshipment terminals in seaports of Ukraine.The strategic goal of the U-Port Group is to create an independent integrated logistics structure for the grain market players, including grains export from Ukraine, sea shipping of cargo, import and distribution in Spain.As a part of this strategy, the U-Port Group also intends to participate in the tender for concession of the Kherson Commercial Sea Port, announced last week by the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.