Advocacy successes of the week

27/ 11/ 2020
  The current week has not been very productive for the business in the context of favorable changes for its activities. However, at the end of the week, on Friday, we received a positive decision on the request of the EBA Logistics Committee regarding navigation on the Dnipro River, and we are happy to share it with you. We hope next week will bring more positive news for the business! Navigation on the Dnipro River will continue until the end of the year Business welcomes the adoption of Order №295 of November 26, 2020, by the State Service of Maritime and River Transport, according to which navigation on the Dnipro River will be extended until December 31, 2020. The previous Order of 11 November provided that the navigation at the Kyiv, Kaniv, Kremenchuk, and Dniprodzerzhynsk locks should continue until 1 December 2020, and at the Zaporizhzhya CSS and the Kakhovka locks were on 4 and 5 December, respectively. Therefore, the EBA appealed to the Minister of Infrastructure and the management of the State Service of Maritime and River Transport to extend the navigation, provided that favorable weather conditions for navigation and that the shutdown of the locks during the navigation period is possible only for objective reasons. As the weather conditions are favorable, and, given last years’ experience, may remain so throughout the winter season, the business community has called not to stop shipping on the Dnipro. The EBA business community thanks to the government officials for the decision to extend the navigation on the Dnipro River and is grateful that the voice of business has been considered.   Be the first to learn about the latest EBA news with our Telegram-channel – EBAUkraine.

The current week has not been very productive for the business in the context of favorable changes for its activities. However, at the end of the week, on Friday, we received a positive decision on the request of the EBA Logistics Committee regarding navigation on the Dnipro River, and we are happy to share it with you. We hope next week will bring more positive news for the business!

Navigation on the Dnipro River will continue until the end of the year

Business welcomes the adoption of Order №295 of November 26, 2020, by the State Service of Maritime and River Transport, according to which navigation on the Dnipro River will be extended until December 31, 2020.

The previous Order of 11 November provided that the navigation at the Kyiv, Kaniv, Kremenchuk, and Dniprodzerzhynsk locks should continue until 1 December 2020, and at the Zaporizhzhya CSS and the Kakhovka locks were on 4 and 5 December, respectively.

Therefore, the EBA appealed to the Minister of Infrastructure and the management of the State Service of Maritime and River Transport to extend the navigation, provided that favorable weather conditions for navigation and that the shutdown of the locks during the navigation period is possible only for objective reasons. As the weather conditions are favorable, and, given last years’ experience, may remain so throughout the winter season, the business community has called not to stop shipping on the Dnipro.

The EBA business community thanks to the government officials for the decision to extend the navigation on the Dnipro River and is grateful that the voice of business has been considered.

 

Be the first to learn about the latest EBA news with our Telegram-channel EBAUkraine.

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