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Don’t miss the opportunity to attend 2nd International Conference “Grain transportation and storage in Ukraine”,hosted by Information Service.

The event introduces 3nd Investment Forum “New projects of grain and oilseeds terminals in the ports of Ukraine

Speakers will highlight plans for both the construction of new transshipment complexes and the modernization of the existing ones. They will also unveil the current projects of port terminals, as well as will tell about promising sites to be used for new facilities construction at Ukrainian ports.

Also, the work program of the International Conference “Grain transportation and storage in Ukraine” will push the topical issues of grain transportation being of interest for market participants:

  • Development of grain-handling facilities of Ukrainian ports: new projects and modernization of existing terminals.
  • High competition –whether grain handling tariffs at their bottom or not?
  • Payback of new projects for stevedores without their own cargoes.
  • Bottleneck of agro logistics–are port railway stations a keystone? Throughput of railway sidetracks to ports.

SPECIAL THEME: What difficulties the stevedoring companies have to overcome while operating the port infrastructure facilities. The agreement that insures port operator’s access to the berths.

SPECIAL THEME: Traps and pitfalls: problems in implementation of investment projects.

  • Private rail cars VS monopoly of the Ukrainian railways – Investing in own fleet of grain cars: an opportunity or a necessity?
  • Wagon turnover rate– lack of effective management or shortage of traction?
  • Transparent rail car fleet distribution: who is going to live well in the season?
  • Yes or not to railway tariffs indexing? What benefit will a consignor get?

SPECIAL THEME: Best practices of how to minimize grain losses during transportation by road and rail.

  • Tighter size and weight control on Ukrainian roads – a myth or a reality? Ways grain exporters had to change the logistics during the recent time.
  • Pros and cons of own fleet and engaged carriers.

SPECIAL THEME: Economics and features of river transportation of grain in Ukraine.

SPECIAL THEME: Containerization, or how to export small consignments of grain.