Vadym Tretiak
Why Market Liberalization Will Revitalize the Airline Industry

The commercial director of Wizz Air Ukraine discusses the company’s results for the first nine months of 2014, the impact of the current crisis on the industry, state support for the airline industry, and new destinations in an exclusive column for CFTS.

Mark Magaletsky
Demand for Terminals for Transshipment of Agricultural Products is High

Despite the complex military, political, and economic situation in Ukraine, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has not suspended its operations in the country and continues to finance projects in various sectors, including the transport sector. This year alone, the EBRD plans to sign agreements on implementation of new projects worth about EUR 1 billion.

Orest Klimpush
A Roadmap for Seaports

Orest Klimpush, Ukraine’s first minister of transport and currently the head of the Federation of Transport Employers of Ukraine, discusses the roadmap that his organization prepared with the aim of optimizing the operations of seaports.

Yurii Miroshnikov
Yurii Miroshnykov: How the Political Crisis is Affecting the Airline Industry

The president of Ukraine International Airlines, the largest airline company in Ukraine, discusses the difficulties associated with protests, the Common Aviation Area, and cooperation with the Boryspil airport

Yurii Vaskov
First Results Of One Hundred Days of Port Reform

The key points of a speech by Yurii Vaskov, the chairman of the Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU), at the Ukrainian Transport Infrastructure Forum on October 15, 2013

Diana Stamikova
Diana Stamykova: Will Transit Cargo Be Transported Through Ukrainian Container Terminals?

The TIS Container Terminal’s Commercial Director Diana Stamykova discusses the issues that shape a country's reputation as an attractive transit route, as well as the current state of these issues in the Ukrainian maritime industry.

Mark Magaletsky
Mark Magaletsky: We Are Introducing Road Maintenance Contracts Based On Final Result

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is one of the longest-standing creditors of the state automobile road agency (Ukravtodor).

Maria Mikhailenko
Why it is Necessary to Create Clusters at Ukrainian Ports

International consultants invited by the Ministry of Infrastructure are proposing that Ukraine consider the possibility of the cluster system for development of ports. Today, one can speak not only about the fact that many ports in Europe and the world have chosen this route, but also about the fact that clustering, along with inter-modality and containerization, has become the irrevocable global trend in maritime trade. Maria Mikhailenko, a principal with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, talks about whether such a scenario is possible in Ukraine and its possible benefits.

Natalia Artiomova
Competition Cannot Be Held Back Indefinitely

The commercial director of Wizz Air Ukraine discusses liberalization of the aviation market with Europe, the advantages of low-cost airlines, and the concept of a flagship carrier in an exclusive column for CTS.

Yurii Miroshnikov
Why Ukraine’s Skies Should Not Be Opened To Europe Now

In an exclusive column for the CTS, the president of Ukraine International Airlines, which is the largest airline company in Ukraine, argues that accession of Ukraine to the European Common Aviation Area is premature and justifies the concept for a flagship carrier.

Yurii Vaskov
Concession Is Understood By All

Following the adoption of the Law on Seaports, which has opened up new opportunities for investment in the maritime industry, the Ministry of Infrastructure is drafting proposals to potential investors on concession contracts for operation of several port facilities. What are prospective investors ready to offer to the Odesa seaport?

Mark Magaletsky
Lending to UZ without Government Guarantees is Rather the Norm

Mark Magaletsky oversees the EBRD’s operations in the transportation, municipal infrastructure, energy, and natural resource sectors in Ukraine (which account for 56 projects worth a total of more than USD 2.5 billion), as well as policy dialogue with central and local government agencies. With 14% of the disbursed funds, the transport sector is presently is the largest of the bank's credit projects in the real sector of the Ukrainian economy.

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