Investment in the Odesa seaport amounted to UAH 343 million, which was spent on construction and reconstruction of two berths, as well as on upgrade of asphalt surfacing.
These are the cumulative losses of the ports of Mariupol and Berdiansk, as well as the region.
There are currently plans to transport cargo to Syria from the port, which is located in the annexed Crimea.
The new Eurovneshtorg grain terminal at the Olvia seaport has been entered into the Register of Seaports.
The volume of cargo handling by the terminal increased by 39.6% in 2018, compared with 2017.
The USPA’s own dredging fleet increased its dredging volume 3.5-fold in 2018, compared with 2016.
The Odesa seaport remained the leader in terms of container transshipment in 2018.
Handling of grain cargoes increased by 44% and mineral fertilizers 3.3-fold.
Cargo transshipment by Ukrainian seaports increased by 2.6 million tons last year.
Transshipment of containers increased by 77% and transshipment of ferrous metals increased 2.3-fold.
The port increased processing of metal goods 2.4-fold, ore by 80%, and heavy trucks by 50%.
The number of passengers handled by Ukrainian seaports increased by 170% during the year.
This is stated in data published by the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure.
The Yevrovneshtorg terminal plans to handle 1 million tons of agricultural cargo in 2019.
Data on passenger traffic through Ukrainian river ports and seaports have been published.
The consideration of the conclusions on an analysis of the effectiveness of concession projects is expected to be completed by the end of December, and the Ministry of Infrastructure plans to prepare tender documentation in January.
The investment is expected to result in a significant increase in the volume of container handling in the port.
The project involves reconstruction of two berths at the seaport.
The state-owned seaport has handled 11.2 million tons of cargo since the beginning of this year.
The terminals will be located in the rear of the berth No. 8.