In March 2022, the KSK grain terminal, part of DeloPorts, the stevedoring asset of Delo Group, broke several records related to the transshipment of grain cargo through its capacities.
Compared to the March record of last year, cargo turnover via the terminal in March this year made almost 500 thousand tons growing by 47%.
Specifically, during the twelve-hour shift on March 27-28 this year 112 railcars with grain were unloaded, 5 railcars more than the previous record set in 2021.
During the similar shift on March 30-31, 410 trucks passed through the laboratory acceptance and cargo quality control compared to the previous record last year, which made 383 trucks.
Thus, for a month, almost 3.5 times was broken in terms of received for unloading of grain trucks –
All in all, more than 12 thousand trucks with grain were unloaded in March this year compared to 3.5 thousand trucks in March 2021. Accordingly, the volume of grain delivered increased amounting to 324 thousand tons compared to 91.4 thousand tons last year.
In March 2022, a record-breaking 27 grain carriers called at the terminal, 25 of them were loaded and left this month, two more are about to finish loading.
Commenting the achievement, Alexander Trukhanovich, CEO of KSK, said: “The current difficult geopolitical situation has changed the grain supply logistics chain in the South of Russia and shifted a part of additional cargo flow to our terminal. But we took this increase easily – the capacity of the terminal is designed for such large loads or even more”.