Tag: Ukraine

Ukrainian ports join forces with two leading ports of Egypt

Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority

The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and the Port Authorities of Alexandria and Damietta, Egypt, signed a Memorandum of cooperation on 2 November in Kyiv, Ukraine. The document implies joint implementation of projects, information exchange and mutual assistance in seaborne trade. The signing took place in Kyiv. From the Egyptian side, the Memorandum was signed […]

Cargill launches a grain terminal in Ukraine


The global agricultural trader Cargill and the Ukrainian company M.V.Cargo launched Phase 1 of the new grain terminal at the port of Yuzhny in Odessa region on the Black Sea last Friday, informs Interfax-Ukraine. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in the official opening. Speaking about the importance of this project, Petro Poroshenko said […]

Ukraine invites DP World to develop Yuzhny port

Yuzhny seaport

Global port operator DP World will enter Yuzhny port (Ukraine, Odessa region) by the end of 2017, said Volodymyr Omelyan, the Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine at the meeting with representatives of P&O Maritime FZE, a subsidiary of DP World, earlier this week, informs press service of the Ministry. The meeting was also attended by […]

Ukraine’s ports under development

Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) jointly with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine will hold “Port Infrastructure Development Day” on 4 April 2017, where it intends to present a number of projects on construction and renovation of seaports infrastructure facilities to foreign and national engineering and construction companies, reports USPA press service. The key […]

Notorious Ilyichevsk finds a new victim

The global terminal developer and operator Hutchison Ports signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ukraine’s Sea Commercial Port Chernomorsk (formerly known as Ilyichevsk) on the Black Sea, as announced by the port’s press release. The document was signed during the visit of the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan to the UK, in particular […]

Container ports of Ukraine grow by 27.8%

The container throughput of Ukrainian ports have grown by 27.8% in January-August, 2016, up to 402.35 th. TEU. The biggest increase was demonstrated by import volumes, +33.2%, up to 199.61 th. TEU. Export cargo handling grew by 28.4% (180.68 th. TEU). Transit volumes dropped by 14.3% (20.63 th. TEU). Cabotage rocketed from 124 TEU in […]