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The grain terminal with an annual capacity of 5 MMT will be constructed in two stages, near berth 25, BlackSeaGrain reported citing UkrAgroConsult.

Railway facilities for receiving 4 MMT of grain will be built first, as well as grain warehouses, grain drying equipment, a transport network of lifts and conveyors, and a loading vessel with a capacity of 2,000 MT of grain per hour. The first development stage will include constructing a 422 meter-long berth with a 2,000 MT/hour portable loader.

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The above will allow doubling the terminal's grain handling capacity to 6-8 MMT a year. The project is expected to be implemented and put into operation within two years from the start of the construction. The investments in the project total $130 million.