Center For Transport Strategies Holds First Conference In Kiev

The Center for Transport Strategies’ first conference "The Strategy of Ukrainian Seaports: Growth Points," which focused on the issue of reform of ports, took place in Kiev on March 20. The conference was attended by about 100 people, including the leaderships of ports, the Ministry of Infrastructure, and companies that create large cargo traffic, as well as by representatives of banks, law firms, consulting firms, and investment companies.

CTS Coauthors Concept For Strategy For Development Of Ukrainian Ports

The director of the Center for Transport Strategies, Sergey Vovk, has become a member of the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure’s working group on organizational and technical preparation of the Strategy for Development of Ukrainian Seaports. The working group was established by a decree signed by Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Borys Kolesnikov. It is made up of leading experts from the Ministry of Infrastructure, the heads of the largest Ukrainian seaports, and representatives of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, which has considerable experience in similar projects.

CTS Estimates That Ports’ Grain Terminals Operating At 60% Capacity

The grain transshipment facilities at Ukrainian ports operated at an average of 60% of their capacities in the 2011-2012 marketing year. Andrei Tovstopyat, an analyst with the Center for Transport Strategies, announced this in a report at the eleventh international conference "Grain Forum 2012: Production, Processing, and Trading."

CTS Expert Participates In Debate On Law On Ports

The Center for Transport Strategies was an information partner at a roundtable on development of ports following the adoption of the law on "On Seaports in Ukraine,” which was held in Odessa on July 4. The organizers of the roundtable on the theme “How will the Law on Seaports Influence the Operations of International Freight Forwarders in Ukraine?” were the Ukrainian Association of International Freight Forwarders and the ANK law firm.

Increase In Transshipment Against Backdrop Of Fall In Transit Cargo Traffic: CTS Identifies Key Trends In Port Industry In 2011

The head of the department of analytics at the Center for Transport Strategies, Dmitry Monakov, participated in the sixth international conference "Freight and Ports of the Azov-Black Sea Basin,” which was held in the conference hall of the London Hotel in Odessa from May 13 to 15.

CTS Participates In Ministry Of Infrastructure’s Working Group On Transit Cargo Traffic

The Center for Transport Strategies’ Director Sergey Vovk has become a member of the working group on the transit cargo traffic and identification of priority measures to increase transit cargo traffic through the territory of Ukraine.

Transshipment of mining and metals cargo: a course toward development of domestic capacities

Representatives of the Center for Transport Strategies attended the conference "Steel and Raw Materials from the CIS in World Markets," which was held in Kiev from April 23 to 24.