The Bulk Terminal (Tegra) denounced this Tuesday that one of the users of that consortium suffered millions in losses when unknown persons stole from the Haina Occidental dock more than 375 metric tons of soybean meal from a ship that was unloading agri-food material imported by one of its companies. .
The action, which left estimated losses of more than 230 thousand dollarswas carried out through the use of dump trucks with a capacity of up to 30 metric tons, which was recorded in the security cameras of the concessionaire and operator of the port.
In a press release, Tegra indicated that the ship from which the merchandise was stolen was anchored from the 11th to the 16th of this month at pier 4 of the Port of Western Haina, with a bulk load of agro-inputs for the food industry, made up of hsoy flour, soybeans and wheat.
“It is worrisome that events like these have occurred in this important port of the country, so we hope that all appropriate actions are taken to prevent this action from happening again,” Tegra said in a communication sent to the Port administrator. from Western Haina.
He also indicated that the bulk terminal has information that a video which records a moment of the vandalism that occurred at dawn on Thursday the 16th, when two people, aboard a dump truck, entered and left the dock as if they were authorized personnel to carry out the soybean transfer operation.
However, he specified that it was at the end of the unloading work of the ship that a million-dollar loss was confirmed. “This confirms that the transfer of soybeans was carried out at successive moments during the ship’s stay in the port.”
Tegra assured that the incident was reported to the authorities and that she hopes that the investigation conclude in the shortest time with the arrest and submission to justice of those responsible so that they answer for the theft committed against businessmen established in that port.