The ceremonial launch of the hull of a chemical tanker built for the Dutch company has been launched at a shipyard in Kherson.
The Kherson port concession project is the basis for development of a model for investment not only in the port industry, but also in infrastructure and other sectors where concession is applicable.
Under the agreement, the concessionaire, Risoil-Kherson LLC, is granted the exclusive right to create, build, and manage the Kherson seaport with a view to its modernization and further development, and the concession will last 30 years.
According to Infrastructure Minister Kryklyi, the court’s decision is final and not subject to appeal.
According to Ukrzaliznytsia’s acting board chairman, the Chonhar entry/exit checkpoint will be transformed into a modern and comfortable transport hub.
The Risoil-Kherson company has been granted permission to operate the state-owned Kherson seaport as a concession.
According to Minister of Infrastructure Vladyslav Kryklyi, nobody and nothing will stop the concession.
The court decision was made after an appeal by the consortium formed by Ascet Shipping and Global Grain.
Risoil-Kherson won the concession tender for the Kherson seaport.
The winner will invest more than UAH 18 million in local infrastructure.
The low-cost airline performed a flight from Krakow to the Kherson airport for the first time.
The winners of the concession tender are expected to be announced in mid-January.
Flights from Kherson to Austria are already available in the low-cost airline’s reservation system.
The Irish low-cost airline will begin flying to another Ukrainian airport.
The start of acceptance of applications was announced in the Holos Ukrainy newspaper.
Two high-speed trains and one night train will operate between Kyiv and Kherson by the end of 2019.
A presentation of concession projects in the Kherson and Olvia ports took place in Odesa on October 1.
Tenders can be submitted within 60 days.
More than 20 companies are bidding for concession of the two ports.
The Kherson regional administration is holding consultations with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the IFS.