Russia has attacked Ukraine's port infrastructure facilities more than 30 times since 18 July 2023.
Oleksii Panasiuk, the head of the international relations department at the Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA), announced this in a statement, the CFTS portal reports.
According to him, 109 facilities and 6 civilian buildings have been damaged or completely destroyed since then.
"As a result of massive attacks on the infrastructure of seaports, the following were damaged or partially destroyed: elevators, grain storage warehouses, oil and petroleum products, pipelines, administrative and other buildings, vehicles, and cargo, including grain," he said.
According to preliminary estimates, the cost of restoration and reconstruction of the marine terminal building at the port of Izmail is estimated at USD 1.6 million, and the cost of reconstruction of the passenger complex and the marine terminal building at the port of Odesa is estimated at USD 18 million.
According to him, to ensure stable operation of the Odesa seaport, it is necessary to repair the third phase of the overpass, which was damaged during a missile attack, at a preliminary cost of USD 35 million.
"In total, more than 600 pieces of movable and immovable property belonging to the USPA have been damaged or destroyed since 24 February 2022," Panasiuk said.