Ukraine: in January 2019, the Dnieper river shipped more than 53 thsd tonnes of grains — USPA

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In January 2019, the general shipments of grain cargoes by the Dnieper river totaled 53.6 thsd tonnes, declared the State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) on February 14.

It was noted that the general volumes of cargo shipments by the Dnieper river totaled 61.2 thsd tonnes, including grains — almost 90%.

Also, since the beginning 2019 the number of ship journeys by the Dnieper river totaled 41, due to the favourable weather conditions.

As a reminder, in 2018 the general shipments of grain cargoes by the Dnieper river totaled 3.145 mln tonnes, up 15.3% compared with 2017 (2.663 mln tonnes).