Ukrainian seaports increased its cargo handling

Ukrainian seaports increased its cargo handling

📈 During January-September 2020 Ukrainian seaports increased its cargo handling by 3.7% compared to the same period in 2019. As the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (Адміністрація морських портів України/Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority) reports, seaports handled over 118 million tonnes of cargo.

◾️Exported cargo increased by 5.6% to 91 million
◾️Cabotage cargo grew by 31% to 1.8 million
◾️Transshipment of containers exceeded by 8.3% and reached 772,900 TEU

Ukraine is also preparing new PPP projects for its seaports. During the conference “Investments matter”, the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine (Міністерство інфраструктури України) and Ukraine Sea Ports Authority announced about the plans for concessions and privatization to be done in the next years:

⚓️ Chornomorsk ferry and container terminals
⚓️ Passenger terminals in Odesa, Berdiansk, Mariupol, Reni, and Ismail seaports
⚓️ Privatization of the Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Ust-Dunaisk, and Skadovsk seaports

Earlier this year Ukraine successfully signed the concession agreements for the two seaports (Olvia and Kherson), which totaled over $134 million in investments.

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