Ukraine. Japanese JICA estimated Ukrainian ports’ potential

09.03.2017

The seaport "Yuzhnyi" has the greatest development potential among Ukrainian seaports. It is proved by transport system and logistics analysis of the Southern region, conducted by the working group of Japan International Cooperation Agency – JICA. Among other things, traffic forecast and attractive projects of Ukrainian port sector were analyzed as well, informs UkrAgroConsult.

In particular, JICA experts analyzed the situation in four seaports - Odessa, Illichevsk, Nikolayev and "Yuzhnyi". According to the agency, annual handling increase in Ukrainian seaports by major commodities (coal, metal ores and cereals) will reach on average 3% until 2030, while container handling will grow by almost 7%.

Given cargo turnover growth, JICA experts noted the need for deep-water ports, which can accommodate vessels with deadweight of over 200 KMT. In this regard Japanese experts positively estimated projects in the port "Yuzhnyi", providing reconstruction of ship channel with an increase of its depth to 21 meters, dredging of water area and construction of new deep-water berths.

More information on grain handling capacities in ports is available in UkrAgroConsult report "Grain-handling Capacities in Ukrainian ports: Attractive for Investing".

 

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