The press service of the Ukrainian Sea Port Authority (USPA) reports that nine companies have submitted their bids in a tender for dredging works at the approaching channel of the Chornomorsk Port.
The bids were submitted by Ukrbudservice LLC, Novadeal Ltd., Inflot-Danubius Agency, Ligos UA LLC, Jan De Nul, VO Ukraine subsidiary, China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd., Komunecoressources municipal enterprise and Ukrzviazokhydrobud LLC.
The Head of the Ukrainian Sea Port Authority, Raivis Veckagans, said: “The dredging project is aimed at creating optimal condition for allowing modern bulker ships with deadweight of up to 80,000 tonnes and container ships of Post Panamax Plus. The project would allow providing for proper conditions for operators and open prospects for further development.”
According to USPA, the bidders prequalification process is currently underway and it is expected that the Chornomorsk dredging works will be carried out in 2017.