In July companies active in Moldova’s agricultural sector started to import fertilizer in big bags via Giurgiulesti International Free Port, which was delivered to Giurgiulesti in maritime vessels from Russian Black Sea ports.
Since the first delivery on July 25, Danube Logistics SRL, the general investor and operator of Giurgiulesti International Free Port, has already facilitated the import of more than 10,000 tons of fertilizer. In order to reduce the time required to discharge each vessel Danube Logistics SRL acquired special equipment enabling the simultaneous unloading / loading of up to 12 big bags.
Thomas Moser, the general director of Danube Logistics SRL, stated: “I am confident that the transshipment of fertilizer at Giurgiulesti International Free Port will develop into one of our main activities in the coming years. The delivery of fertilizer from Black Sea or Mediterranean ports to Moldova in maritime vessels is reliable and cost effective.”
On Thursday, July 19, ProGrain Organic SRL opened the organic grain processing, conditioning and storage facility at the premises of Giurgiulesti International Free Port. The total area of the terminal is 3.250m2 and so far the volume of investments exceeded $1.5 million. At the moment 2.000 tons of organic grain stored at the new terminal are waiting to be exported to western and central European countries. This year the company plans to export about 20.000 tons of organic grain. ProGrain Organic SRL exports its cargo mainly in sea containers in partnership with Danube Logistics SRL, the general investor and operator of Giurgiulesti International Free Port.
On Saturday 19 of May a group of civilian and military experts met with representatives of Giurgiulesti International Free Port (GIFP) where Mathias von Tucher, Operations Director of Danube Logistics SRL conducted a short tour of the port and answered various questions. Foreign guests where happy to find out more about GIFP and its development as one of the most important logistics hub in Moldova and the region. The official visit to GIFP concluded the study trip to the Republic of Moldova, 13-19 May.
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On Friday, 29th of June Moldova joined in celebrating the Danube Day in Giurgiulesti. As part of the event Danube Logistics, the general investor and operator of Giurgiulesti International Free Port, organized a picnic reception overlooking the Danube at the port premises.
Traditionally, over 80 Moldovan and international guests seized this beautiful occasion to feel the true spirit of Danube which connects citizens and businesses from 10 European countries and provides Moldova with direct access to the Black Sea. Among the honorable guests were Ms. Angela Sax, president of EBRD office to Moldova, Ms. Lucy Joyce, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Moldova, Dr. Julia Monar, the Ambassador of Germany to Moldova and Antonio Castillo, head of EIB office to Moldova. Representatives of local and central authorities together with mayors of the nearby villages where happy to join on this wonderful occasion Thomas Moser, director general of Danube Logistics SRL.
Guests of the event enjoyed the amazing view on Danube River relishing flavorous wines from Vinaria din Vale and refreshing drinks provided by Coca Cola Company. As well as last year „Bunica beats the drum” from Valeni was happy to perform traditional Moldovian songs along with her husband and an orchestra band from Cahul.