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Construction of NIBULON’s transhipment terminal progressing well

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Dry Bulk,

NIBULON continues constructing its facility for the transhipment of grain and oilseeds of about 43 000 t at NIBULON’s transhipment terminal in Mykolaiv, Ukraine. This takes place under support of the International Finance Corp.

The specialists have already constructed a monolithic areaway for the headhouse, bottoms of areaways of galleries for silos No. 15–16 and concrete foundations for galleries No. 4–5.

Piles for two more silos are being rammed. It is planned to finish construction of foundations for silos No. 15–16 by 18 December, and foundations for silo No. 14 and for the headhouse by 22 December.

In addition, contracting organisation Gazvodmontazh Ltd. (headed by V. Boryshkevych) started to lay fire main system, utility and drinking water supply, and outer network of storm drain.

Specialists of Ukrdobrobud Ltd. are reconstructing the cargo berth No. 2 as part of the transhipment terminal. As a result, it will be extended to 222 m. The company received a declaration of the start of construction at the berth in May 2017.

At present, four piling machines of such contracting organisations as Chornomorhidrobud Ltd., Perspektyva-Mykolaiv Ltd., Bastion Ltd. and Rembud Teremky Ltd. are operating at the site.  

Among other construction companies working at the construction site are: Kondratiuk Self-Employed Individual – the areaway for the headhouse, foundation for silos, foundations for transport galleries; Vzaiemodiia Ltd. and Prombud-2 Ltd.– foundations for silos.

The agreements with Poltavaspetsmontazh Ltd., Montazhspetskonstruktsiia Ltd. and Budivelna Kompaniia Ltd. are signed.

Some equipment of the world’s leading manufacturers has already been delivered, and the rest will have been delivered to Mykolaiv by mid-January. NIBULON has already received transport equipment from Cimbria Unigrain A / S (Denmark) and silos for dry grain storage from FRAME S.R.L. (Italy). The remaining part of transport and grain cleaning equipment of the Swiss company BUHLER GmbH will be delivered by the end of December, and hopper scales of the French company Precia S.A. will be delivered at the beginning of the next month.

Upon construction completion, which is scheduled for February 2018, the total capacity of grain silos located at the transshipment terminal will attain 173 000 t. It will be possible to store seven different crops separately and simultaneously at the transhipment terminal when the new complex is put into operation. In addition, the terminal will be capable of receiving all crops and ensuring continuous transportation of agricultural products along the Southern Buh River all the marketing year long.

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