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Ukraine Minister Praises Kiliya Shipbuilding And Repair Plant

Ukraine minister praises Kiliya Shipbuilding and Repair Plant

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) October 15, 2020 – Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Vladyslav Krykliy, has visited the Kiliya Shipbuilding and Shiprepair Plant (KSBSRZ), and praised its financial performance and output. The company is part of the Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company. The minster sees great potential in the development of inland waterways and the growth of the river industry as a whole. He highlighted the Kiliya Shipbuilding
and Shiprepair Plant which, for the first time since 2017, has ended the first half of 2020 with a profit of UAH 4.1 million (€123,500), the best result in the last 10 years. His visit coincided with the completion of a barge for a customer, a vessel constructed to modern standards and due to operate on the Danube and Dnieper rivers, “We are proud that the state-owned enterprise implemented this project on time and at a very high quality level. This, once again, confirms that shipbuilding in Ukraine is developed and meets modern both technical requirements and production efficiency. KSBSRZ can and should take a leading place in the national shipbuilding development program for the implementation of the government’s strategic plans for the development of inland waterways”, said Acting Chairman of the Board of the Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company Alexei Khomyakov. “KSBSRZ is an enterprise that today is ready to implement large-scale and ambitious projects, the SLG №22 barge was built only a small confirmation of this fact. We have both technical potential and a professional team, with the involvement of young professionals. There is no doubt that the company is ready to work in market conditions and implement ambitious projects, including with the involvement of foreign specialists and the latest technologies”, added Acting Director Alexander Bondarenko. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.

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