In the Astrakhan region, the commercial port Olya, open grain terminal with a capacity half a million tons of cargo a year. Each month to its mooring berths will be from 15 to 20 vessels. Every day in your towers terminal can unload 50 cars — a train.
Grain terminal includes a berth depth of more than five meters long quay wall more than a hundred meters. Planned annual turnover — a half-million tons of grain, and the volume of simultaneous storage of about 30,000 tons. With the introduction of the grain terminal in the village of Olga created 65 new jobs.
Construction of the grain terminal is dictated by the fact that demand for cargo handling in the port of Olya currently exceeds its capacity by half. In addition, from year to year, exports of grain to the Caspian Sea, Central Asia and the Middle East. Traditional markets for the promotion of strategic food commodities are Egypt, Turkey, Iran. Large volumes of imports of Saudi Arabia, Syria, Jordan and Libya.