NTU is shortlisted for Port Development Feasibility Study in Ukraine

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is to contribute to the development and promotion of transport on a west-east axis from Europe, across the Black Sea, through Caucasus, across the Caspian Sea to Central Asia by developing ports on the corridor IX in Ukraine, improving logistics capabilities, interoperability and multimodal transport. The project aims to reduce ports congestion: increase the carrying capacity of rail, road and logistical corridor connections to ports; optimize the ports’ cargo handling capacities and improve cargo handling efficiency to enable them to handle increases in traffic volumes, reduce ship waiting time and associated costs.