17 Apr 2024 20:25

Ukrainian Railways again extends transportation restrictions to port of Chornomorsk

MOSCOW. April 17 (Interfax) - Ukrainian Railways (JSC Ukrzaliznytsia) has once again extended its conventional restriction on the transportation of all cargo by rail to the port of Chornomorsk (Odessa region).

As Ukrainian media reported, citing data on the company's website, a temporary ban on the transportation of goods applies to the Chornomorsk-Port and Chornomorsk-Port-Export stations. The restriction will be in effect from April 18 through April 22.

The restriction was initially introduced from April 11 to April 13, followed by another one from April 14 to 17.

As previously reported, railway access roads to a number of grain terminals located in the port of Chornomorsk were damaged on April 11.

Chornomorsk is a universal international port and one of the largest on the Black Sea. It combines specialized terminals with complexes that facilitate the transshipment of a wide range of liquid, bulk, and general cargoes. The annual capacity of the port before the start of the military operation on the territory of Ukraine was over 30 million tonnes.