Week's balance: Ukraine signs concession deal for Olvia seaport, Cabinet once again replaces customs chief, while economy ministry downgrades crops forecast The Cabinet of Ministers has once again replaced the head of customs, the Ministry of Infrastructure transferred the Olvia seaport to a Qatari company for concession, while the Ministry of Economy has worsened the forecast for the grain harvest – these are the key economic developments of the outgoing week.
20:00, 22 August 2020
Captain of foreign ship dies of COVID-19 in Ukraine He is a resident of St. Petersburg, Russia.
16:40, 11 August 2020
Foreign ship with coronavirus-positive crew members enters Ukraine's Pivdenny port Eleven sailors have tested positive for COVID-19.
17:59, 09 August 2020
Panama to punish its ships if they enter ports in occupied Crimea The parties agreed to intensify economic cooperation.
01:58, 06 August 2020
Maritime trade unions say entering occupied Crimea poses risks to reputation and life – media The Ukrainian independent maritime trade union has notified the OSCE and IMO of threats to the safety of shipping, life and health in the ports and waters of Russia-occupied Crimea.
12:20, 25 June 2020
Ex-infrastructure minister Omelyan charged over losses to state budget The former official is accused of wrongfully cutting port fees.
20:00, 19 June 2020
Seven Ukrainian sailors captured amid pirate attack on vessel off Africa There is no further information about the captives.
13:25, 23 March 2020
Dubai-based DP World acquiring 51% stake in Ukraine's TIS Container Terminal TIS Container Terminal is one of the largest and most dynamic container terminals in Ukraine.
11:30, 14 February 2020
Ukraine government mulls concession projects for airports, railway stations, highways There is political support of all branches of government for the implementation of the projects, the official says.
16:38, 31 January 2020
Qatar's QTerminals wins Ukraine's Olvia port concession tender Some UAH 3.4 billion, or US$139.7 million, will be invested in the port's development within five years.
13:49, 27 January 2020
Law enforcers raid Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority's premises Preliminary legal assessment is based on Part 2 of Article 364 (abuse of authority or office that caused any grave consequences) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
18:49, 27 December 2019
Ukraine, Sweden, Lithuania, Estonia call on Russia to ensure access to Sea of Azov The countries' ministers pledge to "remain committed to implement the non-recognition policy, including through restrictive measures."
19:40, 26 November 2019
Ukraine's seaports seek over US$51 mln in compensation for Russian occupation of Crimean ports The case will be sent for international arbitration if there is no response within six months.
16:27, 21 November 2019
Ukraine Navy chief says Russia-seized naval boats to arrive in Ukraine on Nov 20-21 (Video) The vessels are now on their way to the Ukrainian port city of Odesa.
16:08, 19 November 2019
Russia to return seized naval boats to Ukraine on Nov 18 Russia's FSB has confirmed the naval vessels are being towed to a location agreed with the Ukrainian side for their handover.
18:37, 17 November 2019
Ukraine government mulls concession deals for sea ports as early as 2020 The move may cover ports in Odesa, Mariupol, Berdyansk, and Chornomorsk.
12:20, 30 October 2019
Sea port grain exports in Ukraine up to 1.9 mln tonnes – media Most of Ukraine's grain exports last week were headed to Turkey, Indonesia, and China.
12:45, 28 October 2019
Ukraine ups sea port grain exports on week – media Ukraine exported a record 50.4 million tonnes of grains last season.
18:30, 20 August 2019
Ukraine may abandon diesel fuel purchases from Russia in next 3-5 years – expert The expert named alternative sources of diesel fuel supplies.
19:50, 08 August 2019