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Louis Dreyfus to open Russian grain terminal

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Louis Dreyfus is to launch a new terminal for the export of Russian grain at the port of Azov on the Black Sea, according to Russia’s Federal Centre for Grain Quality Assurance.

The terminal will be located near to the mouth of the Don River.

The terminal will be opened this month and comprise ten silos with a total capacity of 50 000 t of grain. It will be designed to service vessels of up to 5000 t, loading at 350 tph.

The Azov branch of the Centre for Grain Quality Assurance will undertake grain quality and safety inspection at the new terminal.

It is Louis Dreyfus’ second Russian grain terminal announcement in recent months.

In late November, JSC United Forwarding Co., in partnership with the Rotterdam-based grain trading company giant, announced plans to open a 14.5 million t grain terminal in Taman, according to UkrAgroConsult.

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