EXPORTERS BENEFIT FROM FAVORABLE TRANSPORTATION TARIFFS FOR THE EXPORT OF GOODS IN SEA CONTAINERS VIA GIURGIULESTI INTERNAT
05.06.2014

5 June 2014. Danube Logistics, the general investor and operator of Giurgiulesti International Free Port, stated during today’s export forum, within Moldova Business Week, that Moldovan exporters continue to benefit from favorable tariffs for the export of Moldovan goods in sea containers via Giurgiulesti. In particular the export tariffs to Asian markets continue to be attractive for Moldovan companies. As of the beginning of June the export rates to main export destinations via Giurgiulesti were:

USD 20ft Container 40ft Container
Asia
China 1,065 1,115
Vietnam 1,250 1,610
Philippines 1,550 1,910
Indonesia 1,300 1,710
Thailand 1,300 1,710
India 1,250 2,510
North America
USA 2,500 3,300
Canada 2,400 3,090
Europe
Germany 1,050 1,460
Holland 1,050 1,460
England 1,200 1,460
France (Med) 900 1,000
Italy 1,665 2,300
Turkey 1,250 1,450
Russia (Black Sea) 1,400 2,000
Russia (Baltic Sea) 1,600 2,300
Middle East
Jebel Ali 1,315 1,615
Africa
Northern Africa 1,450 1,810
Western Africa 1,850 2,950

For the export of fruits and vegetables, dairy products and other goods requiring refrigeration during transportation, Danube Logistics offers its clients the transportation of their cargo in refrigerated containers from Moldova via Giurgiulesti to the world markets. The service allows Moldovan companies to diversify the export of fruits and vegetables as well as dairy products to lucrative markets in Middle East, Africa, India and the Far East.

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Danube Logistics is an Associated Strategic Partner within the DIONYSUS project, a project co-funded by European Union funds under the Danube Transnational Programme with the objective of “Integrating Danube Region into Smart & Sustainable Multi-modal & Intermodal Transport Chains”. Danube Logistics is in close collaboration with the Technical University of the Rep. of Moldova (UTM), a European Neighbourhood Instrument Project Partner and as such leading the Moldovan aspects of the DIONYSUS project.

 

On 13 November 2020 a delegation from UTM headed by Associate Professor Dr Victor Ceban, Head of the Department of Transport, visited Giurgiulesti International Free Port. Mathias von Tucher, General Director of Danube Logistics, presented the port facilities and its multi-modal logistic and intermodal connections. Potentials and barriers for future developments were discussed taking into account bottlenecks of hinterland connections. Danube Logistics is looking forward to collaborate with the experts of the UTM on the DIONYSUS project.

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08.10.2020
PRESIDENT IGOR DODON VISITED GIURGIULESTI INTERNATIONAL FREE PORT

Within his campaign for the forthcoming presidential elections the incumbent President Igor Dodon visited Giurgiulesti International Free Port on 6 October 2020. Mathias von Tucher, General Director of Danube Logistics SRL, informed President Dodon about this year’s challenges due to the pandemic and the poor harvest as well as about the successful transshipment of new types of operations such as the import of scrap metal, skimmer pig iron, steel coils and grain.

 

Furthermore, Mathias von Tucher updated the President about the numerous ongoing investment projects within Giurgiulesti International Free Port and in this context the delegation visited the construction site of the port resident Danube Oil Company, which aims to start the operation of the new vegetable oil crushing plant fitted with the latest technology in 2021.

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FIRST TRANSSHIPMENT OF SCRAP METAL COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY

On 7 July 2020 the first transshipment of scrap metal from Giurgiulesti International Free Port has been completed successfully.

 

The Moldovan client Sofilarex transported the scrap metal with trucks to the port and accumulated the required quantity for a vessel on a storage area over a period of two weeks. The transshipment from the platform as well as directly from trucks into the vessel took place at the General Cargo Terminal and has been performed with a Fuchs material handler that is specialized in transshipment of scrap metal.

 

The handling of scrap metal is a common cargo for ports and Danube Logistics looks forward to offer its services in this sector.

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GIURGIULESTI INTERNATIONAL FREE PORT ACQUIRES NEW MACHINE TO EXPAND ITS TRANSSHIPMENT CAPACITIES

Danube Logistics acquired a high capacity Fuchs material handler in order to expand the transshipment capacities of Giurgiulesti International Free Port.

 

The machine is equipped with various grabs and consequently can handle a wide range of different cargo including dry bulk such as gravel, sand, coal, various sorts of grain, general cargo such as big bags, and in addition new cargo categories such as scrap metal and larger stones.

 

With this material handler the transshipment capacity of the existing general cargo terminal will be increased, the product range of port services will be expanded and the operational flexibility will be enhanced. Clients are invited to contact us for more details.

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