Ferries will work on the New Silk Road.
Ukraine and Greece signed joint protocol that specified the areas of bilateral cooperation in the maritime sector
The document still requires parliamentary ratification before it can come into effect.
The agreement will improve connection between countries of the Trans-Caspian route.
11 trips from Chornomorsk (former Illichivsk) are scheduled to make before September 11: eight trips by Ukrferry ferries and three by BMF ferries.
The Minister also said that the situation involving departure of railcars from the Illichivsk port has stabilized.
The ferries will be able to begin operating on the Chornomorsk-Batumi route only after all types of repairs are performed.
A new ferry complex that will improve opportunities for transit of cargo through the Caspian Sea is being built in the port of Kuryk in Kazakhstan.
Ukraine and Greece are discussing the launch of a ferry service between the two countries. Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian announced this.
Work on construction of a ferry across River Danube between Orlovka (Ukraine) and Isaccea (Romania) in the Reni district of the Odesa region will be completed in October this year.
The Petersburg ferry (owned by the BFI company) has departed from the port of Baltiysk for Sassnitz (Germany).
A container train has departed on a trial run on the Trans-Caspian corridor (Ukraine-China), through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan. We visit the Illichivsk port to find whether this is just a public-relations move or a real business project.
The owner of the Turkish ferry that operates between Zonguldak and Skadovsk has approved a timetable according to which the ferry will travel to Ukraine once a week until the end of 2015.
Ukrzaliznytsia intends to organize a train ferry service, which will be overseen by the Liski transport service center (part of Ukrzaliznytsia). Ukrzaliznytsia’s acting board chairman Oleksandr Zavhorodnyi announced this.
The Ukrferry shipping company has announced the increase of the number of regular ferry services on the Ilyichevsk-Batumi ferry line.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure is considering the possibility of transferring the state’s fleet of train ferries to the State Railway Administration (Ukrzaliznytsia).