The Cantarell Ukraine trading company has purchased a tanker consignment of road bitumen in the size of 3.5 thousand tons produced by the Italian processor Eni, according to market participants and the analytical company Vortexa. This is the second delivery of bitumen by sea to the Ukrainian market. In early August, the company imported the first tanker batch of bitumen from Greece.
The Italian product was shipped on the bitumen tanker Iver Agile (deadweight - 5.8 thousand tons) in the port of Taranto on August 29, the ship is to deliver the cargo to the port of Ochakov (Mykolaiv region) on Friday. Cantarell Ukraine purchased a product based on cif Ochakov.
Import of road bitumen to the Ukrainian market during August 1-30 increased by 17 thousand tons compared to the same period in July, to a record 109 thousand tons, according to customs statistics. At the same time, 95.7 thousand tons of bitumen were imported to the Ukrainian market in July, which was the maximum volume of product deliveries to the country.
LLC "Cantarell Ukraine " (LLC Cantarell UA) is engaged in the supply of bitumen, fuel oil, liquefied gas and chemical components for road construction. The company has two transshipment bases in Kiev and Dnieper, owns railway wagons and a fleet of 200 bitumen carriers. It supplies over 50 thousand tons of materials per month and is the leader in the bitumen market in Ukraine.