Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company transported 270,000 tons of cargo in In July and 290,000 tons in August.
The non-self-propelled vessel was loaded with 2,000 tons of wheat harvested in 2016.
Two types of cargoes accounted for the increase in cargo transport volume.
Deputy Minister of Infrastructure Viktor Dovhan signed the Danube Declaration on Development of Inland Waterways.
The Nibulon shipyard launched the first of eight barges under the B2000 project, which will be used for transporting grain on the Southern Bug River.
The volume of export of Ukrainian grain and oil cargoes will reach 44.4 million tons by the 2024/25 marketing year and it can further increase to 100 million tons, with up to 20% of this volume being transported on River Dnipro.
he Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company (UDP) has found work for all the four cruise vessels in its fleet in 2016. Two of them are chartered by a hotel in Austria, two others will operate on the Passau-Budapest-Passau line.
The Nibulon company plans to launch a transshipment terminal on the Southern Bug River in the village of Buhske (Voznesenskyi district of the Mykolaiv region) in June 2016.
Belarus is interested in restoration of the E-40 waterway, which connects the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea. With the help of this waterway, Belarus plans to attract transit cargo by river.
The Ukrrichflot shipping company (Kyiv) made a net profit of UAH 60.599 million in 2015, which is 6.8 times more than its net profit in 2014, according to preliminary data.
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 volume of cargo transported by water in Ukraine increased by 8.4% to 6.4 million tons in 2015, compared with a year earlier.
This will be the company’s third elevator complex in the Nikolayev region and the second on the Southern Bug River.
The river will become so shallow that movement of vessels will essentially become impossible in the future if this problem is ignored.
According to Vaskov, only 0.5 percent of the total volume of cargo transported in the country is transported on River Dnieper.
Shallow waters on River Danube have stopped the operations of vessels belonging to the Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company (UDP).
Cargo transshipment at Ukrainian river ports reduced by 5.4% to 3.07 million tons in the period of January-August, compared with the corresponding period of last year
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov have reached agreement on construction of a joint crossing over River Danube.
The Ukrrichflot shipping line has begun coastal shipping of containerized cargoes (shipping between ports within the internal waters of Ukraine)
These draft laws will save Ukrainian roads from overloaded trucks and promote the use one of the most ecological modes of transport – river transport – in Ukraine