I & S INNOVATION & SUSTAINABILITY
14 August 2019

EFKO Group’s «Taman» seaport» achieved record volume of transshipment

14 August 2019, Krasnodar, Russia – «Taman» seaport», one of the leading specialized terminals of Azov - Black Sea basin, increased monthly volume of sunflower oil transshipment to 120 th tn.

«Taman» seaport» is one of EFKO Group’s assets. Its important competitive advantage is a large reservoir park that lets store to 116 th tn of liquid cargo supplied for export. At the moment, vegetable oils and molasses are main cargo of transshipment. In the near future, it’s planned to expand reservoir parks – general storing capacities of the terminal will be 140 th tn.

In 2019 EFKO Group performed a reconstruction of the terminal that permitted to increase transshipment volume triply in contrast to the same period of the season 2017/2018 and strengthen collaboration with main market players.

Modernization and further technical re-equipment will allow to increase effectiveness of supply of vegetable oils in such countries as Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, China, India, Sudan that purchase oil in large quantities. The industrial opportunities make Taman terminal the most promising logistic channel at the time of supplying of Russian oils for export.

Transshipment via Taman terminal permitted EFKO to start sunflower oil supplying to India and increase triply vegetable oils supplies to China in contrast to 2018.

Export record was in July 2019 – over 120 th tn of sunflower oil were transshipped via Taman port – that’s equivalent to the transshipment volume of Novorossiysk port for 4-5 months of this season.

About 70% of Fat&Oil products are exported via water transport. EFKO Group - with its one of the most modern port infrastructures in Russia and geographical location - plans in the coming years to increase significantly volumes of transshipped cargo through extending of export products assortment.

At the moment, Taman seaport is able to expand quickly its capacities for needs of the sector, available for collaboration with all companies of the Fat&Oil market and ready to provide quality service in all directions. Only through the joint efforts it’s possible to achieve May Decrees of the President and development of Fat&Oil economy sector of our country.

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