New terminal of Odesa port will accept first ship in autumn 2013
A new terminal of Odesa maritime merchant port, which is under construction at the Quarantine Mole, will accept the first ship in autumn this year, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Kozak has said at a briefing in Kyiv.
"The construction of the first phase of the terminal at the Quarantine Mole in cooperation with a German company with 50/50 financing is in process. Investment in 2013 will amount to about UAH 2 billion," he said.
According to the minister, this will allow the building of two berths with a total length of 650 meters, create 112,400 square meters of warehouses, create 405 jobs, and increase container cargo turnover at the port.