THE PORTS OF YUZHNE AND CHORNOMORSK ARE GROWING FASTER THAN ODESA.
Opened in 1794, Odesa, Ukraine’s world renowned Black Sea port, is being overtaken by its once junior satellites, Yuzhne and Chornomorsk, according to new cargo statistics from the Sea Ports Autority. Forty km south of Odesa, Yuzhne saw its cargo traffic jump by one quarter in January-February y-o-y, to 7.4 million tons, affirming its position as Ukraine’s busiest port. Forty km north of Odesa, cargo volumes at Chornomorsk increased by 27%, to 3.993 million tons. This pushed Odesa down to fourth place. Odesa’s cargo volumes increased by only 7%, to 3.971 million tons. Outside of Odesa region, Mykolaiv retained the second place spot, with a 26% increase, to 5 million tons. (ICE KIEV)
Fonte notizia: Ukranian Business Journal