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Rating “Ports of Ukraine”: “Nika-tera” is among the leaders of the most dynamic Ukrainian port operators’

November 22, 2019, Ukraine. – “Specialized seaport “NIKA-TERA”, member of Group DF, is at the tops in the National Maritime Rating of the Largest Ukrainian Ports (in nominations “Growth Rates” and “Grain Terminal of the Year”).

The National Maritime Rating of the Largest Ukrainian Ports is one of the most prestigious in the industry. Annually it is calculated by the special jury (expert council) together with magazine “Ports of Ukraine”.

This year port “NIKA-TERA” has headed the list in nomination “Growth Rates” for the first time, because under the results of 2018/2019 marketing year the grain crops transshipment volumes have risen by record-breaking 185.2%. In this nomination the port succeeded to advanced its nearest competitors – “Fram Shipping Agency” Company (Chernomorsk) and “TIS-Mindobryva” (Pivdenny), which took the second and third places respectively. 

Besides, the port won bronze medal “Grain Terminal of the Year”, having made the top three largest ports by parameter of transshipment volume of bread (corn) cargoes. “TIS-Zerno” (Pivdenny) and “Nibulon” (Mykolaiv) took the first and second places in this nomination respectively.

According to Alim Agakishiev, Head of port “SSP NIKA-TERA”, the company succeeded to gain success due to tight-knit work of the whole team and individual approach to every client.


“On the background of rising competitiveness on the port services market, namely high-quality and convenient servicing meeting the best international standards and individual approach to every client have become the main advantages of our company. Our strategy is based upon listening to our clients’ opinion and knowledge of their needs”, Alim Agakishiev stressed.

Ratings of Ukrainian seaports largest operators included 23 companies that following the results of 2018/2019 marketing year controlled 91.7% of the grain crops transshipment market in Ukrainian ports.