Among regions of the South of Ukraine the Nikolaev area takes the second place (after Odessa region) on volumes of their processing. In ten months on moorings of Odesshchina 54,4% of total amount of processing of freights about the country, and on moorings of Nikolayevshchina - 13,4% are processed.
In January - October, 2008 activities for processing of freights on water moorings were carried out by 12 enterprises of area. Almost all volume (99,7%) it is processed at the enterprises of Nikolaev. The total amount of the processed freights in comparison with the corresponding period of 2007 grew by 26,5% and made 21,1 million t. The essential share of this volume (95%) was processed on sea moorings on which the gain for 27,9% is provided.
In structure of the processed freights the greatest group was made by freights export (40,5%). Specific weight of volume of transit and inward cargoes was almost identical (30,7% and 28,2% respectively), the share of freights of internal connection (0,6%) was insignificant.
For this period 2522 vessels (9,8% more, than last year), from them 1994 29,8% more) - foreign are unloaded and loaded and инфрахт, report in statistics GU in the Nikolaev area.