The Risoil-Kherson company has won the concession tender for the state-owned Kherson Commercial Seaport, which began on September 12.

Prime Minister Oleksii Honcharuk announced this on his Facebook page, the CFTS portal reports.

The winner will invest about UAH 300 million. According to Honcharuk, the tender proposal provides for a high rate of variable concession payment, the amount of which is UAH 12 million at a time and a 7% of income annually.

In addition, the winner of the tender will invest more than UAH 18 million in local infrastructure.

As reported earlier, Risoil-Kherson is a consortium of Petro Oil and Chemicals (Georgian Industrial Group) and Risoil S.A. (Switzerland). The Georgian Industrial Group owns a 60% stake in the consortium and the Swiss company 40%.

Risoil operates terminals in the Chornomorsk seaport. The terminals handle grain and oil. The company’s other assets include the Marine Technical Center, which specializes in provision of comprehensive services involving transshipment of containers and bulk cargo.

As the CFTS portal reported earlier, four companies participated in the concession tender for the Kherson Commercial Seaport. They are Busserk Liman İşletme Loj. Hizm. Ltd.ŞTİ, a Turkish stevedoring company; Kherson Seaport Special Company LLC, a consortium consisting of Ascet Shipping (40%) and the Ukrainian grain trader Global Grain LLC (60%); The The Risoil-Kherson LLC consortium, which consists of Petro Oil and Chemicals (60%), which is part of the Georgian industrial Group, and the port operator Risoil S.A. (Switzerland) (40%); Ukrmorport LLC, a consortium that includes PJSC Kremenchug River Port (10%) and the Yuran LLC DP YUROL subsidiary (40%), which is linked to the Odesa seaport’s operator Brooklyn-Kiev and the Justice and Law LLC law firm (50%).