Major closest pellet supplier to Europe
sailing days to China
sailing days to Middle East
We transport most of our finished products by rail to established dispatch points, using our 1,045 rail cars, which can transport around two-thirds of our output. The remaining production is transported by state rails cars or by barge. Our aim is to become self-sufficient in rail car transportation and we expect to receive delivery of a further 600 rail cars in the first half of 2012. Our three key distribution routes are:
We transport iron ore pellets for customers in Central and Western Europe by rail to the western Ukrainian border.
We have direct access to the seaborne port at Yuzhny on the Black Sea via the Ukrainian rail system. From here, we ship our product to seaborne markets around the world. This terminal has a guaranteed capacity of over five million tonnes per annum.
From a barge loading terminal at the mouth of the Danube River, we can transport pellets using our own barge operator, one of the largest on the Danube/Rhine corridor.
49.9% interest in a modern and privately-owned dry bulk ocean shipping terminal on the Black Sea in Yuzhny, Ukraine. This has shipping capacity of five million tonnes per annum, which is exclusively available to Ferrexpo. It provides a dedicated ocean vessel loading facility, as well as:
Ferrexpo loaded its first
vessel in May 2011.