Wednesday 26th Apr 2017 - Logistics Manager

Hutchison in deal to develop Ukraine port

Hutchison Ports has signed an memorandum of understanding with the Government of Ukraine for the development of Chornomorsk Port on the Black Sea.

Chornomorsk is one of the largest ports in the Black Sea handling a range of cargo including containers, ferries, general and bulk cargoes. Situated in the south-western region of Ukraine 20 kilometres south of Odessa, Chornomorsk has established rail connections to the capital Kiev and existing skilled workforce.

The MOU was signed by Clemence Cheng, Managing Director Hutchison Ports Europe, and Volodymyr Omelyan, the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure during a visit by the Minister to the Port of Felixstowe.