31.10.2016

Ukrainian port terminals have significant resources for further development – expert

The Ukrainian port terminals have significant reserves for its further development in order to increase the volumes of cargo shipment, including fat-and-oil commodities, declared the Executive Manager at Terminal UPSS, Dmitry Falko on October 27 during his speech at the international conference “Fat-and-Oil Industry – 2016” in Odessa.

According to him, development of the port terminals should be realized in several key directions – modernization of the port infrastructure, improving the quality of service provision, upgrading of the price policy. Also, formation of transport and logistics centers is very important to improve the interaction between all types of transport.

D.Falko noted that to date the maritime transport covers nearly 66% of all shipments in the global trading with goods. At the same time, the growth of transportation volumes of fat-and-oil products in flexitanks became one of the major trends of development of maritime transportation. In the nearest years, the share of flexitanks will rise to 30%.