At the end of the last week in Odessa organizational meeting during which - the fact the new association of Ukraine "Union of port operators" was born took place, transfers a press - association service.
Need of creation of own noncommercial association maintained 28 private companies occupied with morekhozyaystvenny activity.
The Charter is adopted, the board is elected.
Among supported idea of the Union - such large companies, as ASK "Ukrrechflot" uniting all river ports of the country, a number of the largest grain transshipment complexes of Ilyichevsk, Odessa,Nikolaev, Youzhny, leading container terminals of the country of the Odessa and Ilyichevsky ports - GPK "Ukraine" and "UTK", etc.
For the first time the idea of creation of association of private stevedores was sounded a month ago in time of "a round table", Nikolaev carried out at the initiative of the mayor. A number of the government resolutions adopted recently and orders of the Minister of Transport and communication sharply changed a situation in the market of port services. Interests of private companies successfully working before are infringed, opposition between them and state to the enterprises became aggravated.
"The union of port operators" is created as the most effective form of cooperation of the stevedoring companies separated today with the government, transport department, ports. By rough estimates, only the companies which were included into association, created not less than 15 thousand workplaces. In infrastructure of port economy of the country hundreds millions dollars of the private capital are enclosed. Nearly a half of volumes of the freights passing through the ports of Ukraine, is carried out by forces of private stevedores.
"Work of the Ministry of transport and communication here is paralyzed two months. The position of certain investors isn't audible in Cabinet of Ministers.In lack of the management of branch, transparent rules of investment in port economy of the country on the eve of elections in many крат danger of the next dishonest repartition of property, introduction of raider schemes of capture both state increases, and private port infrastructure, - the chairman of the board of association Vadim Parkhomenko, the lawyer, the businessman, the person working in the device of the president and the adviser the prime minister - the minister speaks. - We intend, having united, not only to strengthen the voice, but also to help the government to untie the conflict in a civilized way. Forces of leading lawyers of the country familiar with sea specifics, will reveal gaps in the legislation, clear rules of the game for all parties are offered. The today's situation slows down development of infrastructure of ports which are national property of the country, reduces investment appeal of Ukraine".