NIBULON agricultural company was established in 1991. Oleksiy Vadaturskyy, Hero of Ukraine, is its manager and founder. NIBULON is a diversified company engaged not only in producing agricultural products, exports, constructing elevator complexes and transshipment terminals, shipbuilding, but also in developing cargo and passenger navigation.
For 27 years of its operation, the company has changed from a small firm to a large company employing 6,000 highly qualified specialists and has invested USD 2 billion in the Ukrainian economy. NIBULON leases and cultivates 83,000 ha of land in 12 regions of Ukraine, cultivating up to 350,000 tons of high-quality grain and oilseeds annually. NIBULON takes the leading position in the grain market of Ukraine and exports agricultural commodities to 70 countries (from Japan to Brazil).
Since 2009, the company has been implementing its investment project to revive the Dnipro and the Southern Buh Rivers as navigable transport waterways of Ukraine. The company has already built 17 elevator complexes and transshipment terminals, revived navigation on the Southern Buh River as part of the given project. In addition, the company has its own shipbuilding and repair yard, one of the few shipyards in Ukraine that constructs complete vessels. The shipyard launches a new vessel almost every month. NIBULON’s fleet numbers 71 units. NIBULON actively redirects its cargo ﬂows to water transport, each year increasing volumes of cargoes transported by inland waterways. In 2017/18 MY, NIBULON’s shipping company transported 2.5 million tons of cargoes by inland waterways, thereby removing more than 108,000 trucks from the roads. In the coming years NIBULON plans to build a ﬂeet of 100 units in order to transport 4 million tons of grain per year by water. NIBULON’s shipping company transports not only grain but also other cargoes, such as Kherson watermelons and melons, metal, building materials (sand, piles, etc.), and coal.
NIBULON has an excellent credit history. The company enjoys the confidence of first-class European banks, foreign financial institutions and partners. The company works with EIB, EBRD, IFC, ING, Credit Agricole and other leading financial institutions of the world.