What is Wrong with Port Charges and How Could They Be Optimized?

November 22, 2018 · Publications

The problem of port charges in Ukraine does not lose its relevance. For many years, their level remains one of the highest in the Black Sea, significantly reduces the attractiveness of domestic ports and negatively affects the volume of cargo handling.

“To reduce the rates and increase the number of ship calls, it is necessary to offer transparent rules” – noted Tatyana Titarenko, managing partner of the Legrant Law Firm, in her article for "Yurydychna Gazeta".

In the article Tatyana Titarenko examined the adopted Methodology for calculating port charges in Ukraine, indicating the reasons of the document’s ineffectiveness and suggesting ways of solving high rates’ problem.

The full text of the article you can found here.