Present situation - Hercules Braila in prezent
S.C. HERCULES S.A. is the main port operator from Braila with a cotation on local market of 100% in ferrous metallurgy operations and 55% in grain domain, having traditional commercial connections with wellknown Romanian firms as:MITTAL STEEL SA Galati, MITALL STEEL SA Iasi, ROMTRANS SA, ALFRED TOEPFER INT. Romania, NORTH STAR SHIPPING, CARPAT AGREGATE SA, a.s.o.. Concurrently it have been watched that the river fleet to arrive with a benefit from this activity but on the other side to be able to insure a suplimentary flow of cargo for port operations.
Our firm is present on the services market having placed our floating cranes in others locations as:
Agigea port (loading/discharging cereals) and Danube ports, Oltenita and Calarasi.
So, if at time of becoming private property (December 1998) our firm was having only 4 ships (2 pushers of 600 HP and 2 floating cranes) at this moment the number increase up to 51 units.
Main activities incoming generators of SC HERCULES SA Braila are as is follows:
- port operation (cargo handling, storeing, a.s.o.) made through our 2 profit centres “Braila Port” placed on an area of about 25 ha. and “Gura Arman” (placed on Macin branch km.32) having a surface of 1.2 ha;
- river transport both intern and international all along Danube.
Structure and volume of the cargo operated in last 12 months is as follows: