Mykolaiv Sea Commercial Port (formerly Nikolaev)[1][2] is one of the leading state[3] enterprises in the transport sector of Ukraine[4] for processing, exports,[5] imports, and cabotage cargo, that provides transit transportation of various cargoes, both general[6] and bulk.[7] According to the Law of Ukraine "About seaports of Ukraine" functions of the Mikolaiv Seaport Authority are carried out by the Mikolaiv branch of the state enterprise of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority.[8]

Port of Mykolaiv
Mykolaivsky Seaport in springtime – April 2013.
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Native name
морський порт
LocationMykolaiv, Mykolaiv Oblast
Coordinates46°57′02.4″N 32°00′17.1″E / 46.950667°N 32.004750°E / 46.950667; 32.004750
Operated byMinistry of Infrastructure (Ukraine)
No. of berths23
Employees592 (2020)
Acting Chief of Administration of the SeaportMykhailo Anatoliyovych Melnichenko
Annual cargo tonnage23,534.80 thousand tons
Port Administration Site

In 2013, as a result of the reform of the maritime sector of Ukraine, the state enterprise "Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority"[9] was established to manage state property in seaports and its effective use, create mechanisms to attract investment in the port infrastructure for its development and stable business. Among other tasks, the USPA maintains passage depths of port waters, ensures safety of navigation, and more.

Mykolaiv Seaport is one of the budget-generating enterprises of the region. It is one of the three most powerful seaports in Ukraine in terms of cargo handling by terminal operators, and it is included in the list of enterprises of strategic importance for Ukraine's economy.

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  1. ^ "Mykolaiv". Retrieved April 5, 2022.
  2. ^ "MYKOLAIV Port". Retrieved April 5, 2022.
  3. ^ Grushevska, K.; Notteboom, Theo. "The Development of River-based Intermodal Transport: The Case of Ukraine". Retrieved April 5, 2022.
  4. ^ "'First you cry, then get used to it': Ukraine villagers find a kind of refuge in Mykolaiv". Retrieved April 5, 2022.
  5. ^ "Ukraine shuts ports as conflict threatens grain supplies". Retrieved April 5, 2022.
  6. ^ "Industrial enterprises". Retrieved April 5, 2022.
  7. ^ "У Миколаївському порту відкривається новий зерновий термінал". Національний промисловий портал. Archived from the original on November 19, 2019. Retrieved April 5, 2022.
  8. ^ "Russian missile hits foreign vessel in Mykolaiv port". Retrieved April 5, 2022.
  9. ^ "В Україні оголосили конкурс на керівника Адміністрації морських портів". (in Ukrainian). Archived from the original on January 24, 2022. Retrieved 2021-03-09.