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The Port of Odessa is the largest Ukrainian seaport and one of the largest ports in the Black Sea. Along with its younger satellite ports of Chornomorsk and Yuzhny, Odessa is a major freight and passenger transportation hub in Ukraine. Since the end of February 2022, the port has been closed due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Ukraine to reduce port fees

Chernomorsk, Ukraine (Ports Europe) February 23, 2017 – Ukraine’s Ministry of Infrastructure intends to reduce existing port fees and charges...

USPA to expand range of tenderers for port infrastructure development

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) February 20, 2017 – The Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) to hold a meeting with leading regional and international...

HPC-Ukraina container terminal changes name

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) February 20, 2017 – The HPC-Ukraina company, part ofHamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), which is one of the leading...

USPA to conduct financial audit in compliance with international standards

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) February 7, 2017 – CEO Raivis Veсkagans has stressed on the need to conduct financial audits of the enterprise and its...

USPA presents market development plans to world’s dredging companies

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) February 5, 2017 – Ukrainian Seaport Authority (USPA) has presented the prospective projects scheduled for current year...

Ukrainian seaports increase cargo turnover by 15% in January 2017

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) February 2, 2017 – According to the Ukrainian Seaports Authority in January 2017 the volume of cargo handling in...

Ukrainian seaports grain traffic declines in 2016

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 31, 2017 – Ukrainian seaports handled 131.998 million tonnes of grain in 2016, down by 8.7% on the year,...

USPA looks for EBRD support

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 27, 2017 – Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has applied to the European Bank for Reconstruction and...

Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority to improve relations with dredging companies

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 21, 2017 – Under the leadership of new acting CEO Raivis Vetskagans, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA)...

LPG transit through Ukrainian railway lines, ports declines by 23.2% Y/Y in 2016

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 19, 2017 – The transit of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) through Ukrainian railway lines and ports decreased by...

Ukrainian Seaports acting chairman meets with trade unions

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – The recently-appointed acting chairman of USPA Raivis Veckagans has met with representatives of local...

Acting CEO of Ukrainian Seaports Authority criticises port management

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 -The acting CEO of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) Raivis Veckagans has criticised the management of...

Ukrainian Sea Port Authority to announce appointments

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 11, 2017 – As part of the government’s plan to reform the maritime industry, two appointments are set to be...

Ukraine starts maritime reform

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 11, 2017 – The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine has initiated maritime industry reform announced Volodymyr...

Former Odessa region governor says local ports are controlled by ex-prime minister

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 9, 2017 – The former governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, Mikheil Saakashvili, has announced that people related to...

Ukrainian ports export 40.2 million tonnes of grain in 2016

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 9, 2017 – Ukrainian ports exported 40.249 million tonnes of grain in 2016, customs statistics showed. The total value...

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