Ukraine

28 Apr 2016
The government of Ukraine plans to significantly reduce tariffs on container shipments via the trans-Caspian international transport route.
29 Mar 2016
The government of Ukraine is struggling to replace transshipment container traffic that has been lost to the country’s ongoing economic crisis caused by its civil war and Russian sanctions.
29 Feb 2016
The port of Ilyichevsk, one of Ukraine’s largest in terms of cargo turnover, may declare bankruptcy this year if Ilyichevsk Container Terminal, a former operator of its container cargo terminal, wins an appeal of a government ruling.
15 Feb 2016
Ukraine and Russia have blocked each other from trucking containers across each other in a tit-for-tat fight over the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, further impeding trade with the European Union after Poland blocked Russian trucks earlier this month.
04 Feb 2016
Ukraine is slashing tariffs on container cargo transportation by 60 percent in an effort to attract more volume from China to the European Union, according PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia, Ukraine, the country’s largest railroad.
06 Jan 2016
Moving containers through Ukraine ports will be significantly simpler in 2016 as a result of an agreement between the country’s Ministry of Infrastructure and State Fiscal Service.
10 Nov 2015
Capacity at Ukraine’s Odessa seaport will increase to 400,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units annually by 2017 thanks to the addition of a second phase to the existing container terminal.
15 Oct 2015
Container traffic at Ukrainian ports is steadily declining, reversing a previous trend of 11 to 13 percent annual growth.
06 Aug 2015
The Ukrainian government is considering easing the customs clearance of containers at seaports to stop the 30 percent plunge in container volume that has plagued the country since the eruption of tensions with Russia.
04 Aug 2015
U.S. scrap metal exports took a tumble in the first half of 2015 and are expected to fall even more by year’s end, as the strong U.S. dollar continues to weigh on all American exports.