Ukraine: GE signs memos of cooperation with Antonov State Enterprise and Ukrzaliznytsia

The U.S. General Electric Corporation on July 21, signed letters of cooperation with Ukraine’s Antonov State Enterprise and public joint-stock company Ukrzaliznytsia. “We sign two strategic and political documents on cooperation with GE at the Infrastructure Ministry. This decision is not accident: we were mulling the positions of all players on the global market for…

Ukraine: sunflower oil exports to EU up

In the current season, the EU countries still keep the first position in the rating of importers of Ukrainian sunflower oil, overtaking countries of South Asia and the Middle East. In September-June period of 2015/2016 MY Ukraine supplied 1.23 million tons of the product to the EU, up almost 3 times compared with the same…

Ukraine: Energoatom denies Khmelnytsky NPP accident

MP Andriy Artemenko (Radical Party) said that on July 16, a serious accident with leakage of nuclear fuel was recorded at Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant (NPP), while the press service of the National Nuclear Generating Company Energoatom denied the information. “I learnt from reliable sources that the government was hiding the seriousness of the accident…

Ukraine: 10 Dozor-B vehicles transferred to the military

The batch of 10 armored vehicles “Dozor-B” was manufactured and successfully accepted by military representative offices of Kharkiv and Lviv. The event took place at UkrobOronProm SE “Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau”, according to UkrobOronProm director general Roman Romanov. “We have included all customer requirements – the vehicles have successfully accomplished acceptance tests and are…

Russia: throughput of port Ust-Luga up in H1 2016

In January-June, the port of Ust-Luga handled 44,864,300 tons of cargo (up by 5% YoY), Baltic Sea Ports Administration said. Transshipment of dry bulk cargo climbed by 5% to 12,497,400 tons. Transshipment of general cargo fell by 12%, year-on-year, to 356,200 tons. Transshipment of cargoes carried by ferries totaled 749,000 tons (-24%). The port’s container…