June 23rd – Argentine soya bean imports from Brazil

June 23rd 2023

Argentine soya bean imports from Brazil


ANTARES: We attach to this News a flyer with the full detail of all our staff and offices for your ready reference.


Weekend duty staff: (Friday June 16th, until Wednesday 21st, 2023, 0800 hrs)

HQ Buenos Aires:

Horacio Vazquez            +54 9 11 5578 4554

Gastón Cabrera             +54 9 11 5578 4556


Franco Gabriel Ostojic     +54 9 11 6656 1678

Kevin Masia                +54 9 11 6919 2280

Walter Nestor Travaglini   +54 9 11 3156 1680



National Holidays: July 09th, Sunday.

Grains and Markets:

Iran has re-tendered their requirement for 120,000 tons of soya bean meal for August.

Iran has also re-tendered for their 120,000 tons of maize for July and August dates.

Algeria is reported to be wanting to purchase 120,000 tons of maize for July/August dates.

Argentina-Brazil Soya bean trade:

During January-May 2023 a total of 1,920,000 tons of soya beans were imported by Argentina from Brazil.

978,000 tons during May alone!

This makes Argentina the second largest export destination for Brazilian soya beans during the period.



River Parana Draft:

A dredger has been working in the area of the grounding of the mv BERGE TATEYAMA (Km 308-313) and the draft has been improved from 9.30 to 9.79 meters.

The dredger will remain operating and will most possibly seek to restore the draft to 10.30 meters.

The maximum authorized sailing draft is now 9.79 meters from ports Upriver of Ramallo.

We will be sending updates with our Daily Draft Report.

In the meantime, we will not be sending our Draft Forecast until the situation is stabilized.


Bunker deliveries at Zona Comun:


As always, the STS operation is up to the discretion of the Master’s of the vessels involved.


Will keep you posted.

Best regards,

Antares Servicios Maritimos S.A.

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