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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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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In 2019 the CO2e emissions per ton of cargo transshipped decreased for the fourth consecutive year in total by 14%. This decrease reflects the increasing transshipment volumes allowing a more emission efficient use of port facilities and port equipment. At the same the introduction of energy efficient measures, mainly the switch from conventional to LED based lighting technology, caused the reduction of electricity related emissions. Danube Logistics will continue to strive for further optimization and reduction of CO2e emissions.

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While following the recommended health and safety measures Danube Logistics SRL continues to operate Giurgiulesti International Free Port and its weekly container feeder service to Constanta South Container Terminal. Mathias von Tucher, the General Director of Danube Logistics SRL stated: “We continue to support the international trade of Moldovan companies during this challenging time. The unobstructed shipment of goods by maritime and river vessels is now more important than ever as trucking companies experience significant delays at international border crossings. In order to minimize the risk associated with the coronavirus pandemic we operate Giurgiulesti International Free Port strictly according to the recommendations of the Government and of the World Health Organization.”

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The management had the opportunity to discuss with the Prime Minister in-depth the challenges of further development of the port and to explain the future expansion plans which include the construction of a new multi-purpose dry and general cargo berth that allows for calling of vessels with the maximum draft permissible on the Danube river. During the site tour the Prime Minister also discussed with representatives of Danube Oil Company and ProGrain Organic, both of them being residents of the Giurgiulesti International Free Port area.

 

Danube Logistics SRL is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dutch company Danube Logistics Holding BV, while the economic interests associated with Danube Logistics Holding BV’s shareholding in Danube Logistics SRL are shared with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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