The ministry of transport and communication allowed the Smart — Holding companies (Kiev) to modernize Ochakov sea trade port (The Nikolaev area). The deputy minister of transport and communication Igor Urbansky reported about it.
According to him, the Minister of Transport and communication Iosif Vinsky signed on July 4 the concept "A smart - holding" on development Ochakov морорта.
It explained that, according to the legislation, the water area belongs only to the state, and the private investor has to receive a consent from Mintranssvyaz on construction in port.
"I am absolutely convinced that they will build very serious ustyevy port. In Ochakovo as ustyevy it is very difficult to overestimate value of port", - Urbansky considers.
According to him, in 10-20 years it will be one of the most sign ports of Ukraine.
As it was reported, "A smart - holding" I intend to modernize Ochakov seaport within 3 years, that is till 2011.
There it is planned to construct the terminal on transfer and storage of iron ore with an estimated power of 15 million tons per year and being coked 5 million tons per year coal.
Besides, terminal arrangement on transfer and storage grain 5 million tons and the terminal on transfer of containers with a power of 3 million TEU is planned.
This project will demand an alluvium of 40 hectares of the territory, construction about 75 km of iron and 50 km of highways.
Investments into creation of infrastructure are estimated at 500 million dollars, cost of the equipment connected with operation of terminals of port, - at 1 billion dollars.
"The smart - holding" is registered in the form of closed joint stock company, is management company for the enterprises which are controlled by the Smart — Groups company.
2007 "A smart - the holding" finished with net profit of 14,055 million hryvnias and net income of 206,626 million hryvnias.
"The smart - groups" is controlled by the Russian businessman Vadim Novinsky.