Is the dry bulk industry still on track for profitability in 2019?

Peter Sand, Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) Chief Shipping Analyst, at the 17th conference Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa 2018 will show profitability prospects in respect of bulk cargo transportation in 2019.

Buhler AG – Special sponsor of Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa-2018

The representative office of the Swiss concern Buhler AG in Ukraine became the Special sponsor of the XVII international conference Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa, which to be held on May 24-25, 2018, in Odessa, Ukraine.


Subsidiary Company “Container Terminal Odessa”, operator of a leading container terminal in Ukraine, became a general sponsor of the largest shipping event Odessa Shipping Dinner 2018.


Maersk Line, the largest container carrier worldwide, became a sponsor of the 17th conference Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa 2018.

March 31 closes the early bird fee for participation in Grain & Maritime days in Odessa-2018

APK-Inform Agency and International law firm Interlegal continue preparations for holding the seventeenth international conference“Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa-2018", in Odessa, on May 24-26. We call attention of potential participants that the early bird fee for participation is valid until and including March 31!

In January-February of 2018, the key importers reduced purchases of Ukrainian peas

In July-February of 2017/18 MY, India and Turkey remained the key importers of Ukrainian peas, but in January-February the shipments to the reporting countries significantly declined.

In the current season, Ukraine significantly reduced the supply of oats to India and Pakistan

In July-January of 2017/18 MY, Ukraine exported 7.2 thsd tonnes of oats only, a decrease of 69% compared with the same period last season (23.4 thsd tonnes). At the same time, in the current season Ukraine shipped the grain to 22 countries, against 17 countries last season.

In 2017/18 MY, Ukraine significantly increased wheat supplies to Spain – APK-Inform

In July-January of 2017/18 MY, Ukraine demonstrated the largest growth of wheat foreign supplies in absolute terms towards Spain. The exported volumes increased by 503.4 thsd tonnes compared with the same period in 2016/17 MY.

In 2018, Ukraine to decline the production of grains and pulses by 1% – Institute of Agrarian Economics

In 2018, the general harvest of grains and pulses in Ukraine will reach 61.7 mln tonnes, a decrease of 0.8% compared with last year volumes (62.2 mln tonnes), declared the Director of the National Scientific Center “Institute of Agrarian Economics”, Academician of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences (NAAS), Yuri Lupenko on February 19.

In the first quarter 2017/18 MY, Ukraine increased corn supplies to China

According to APK-Inform estimations, in October-December period of the current MY Ukraine exported more than 725 thsd tonnes of corn to China, an increase of 3.6 times compared with the same period of 2016/17 MY (201 thsd tonnes).