Yuzhny port applies 30% discount on port dues for grain cargo ships

The administration of Yuzhny sea port (Pivdenny) in the North of Odessa, has revised the discount applied to port dues for ships that enter the port to carry out cargo operations with grain.

According to the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), from January 1, 2022, for ships that call at the seaport to carry out operations of loading or unloading general and bulk grain cargo, a 30% discount will be applied to the rates of all types of port dues that are levied in favour of the USPA.

This decision was made in accordance with the order No. 195/27 of the port administration, dated October 13, 2021. The report established: “grain cargo refers to cereals, legumes, oilseeds used for food, seed, fodder and technical purposes, as well as products of their processing”.

A 30% discount will be applied if the following criteria are met: loading and unloading grain cargo; bulk and general (bags and big bags) grain cargo; carrying out cargo operations at the berths located in the seaport.

The USPA underlines that the discounts established for the rates of port dues do not apply to the administration fee.