small depth, the port can receive vessels with D.W. upto 5
thousand tons. Besides the mentioned above universal ports, in the
Region there is a specialized Illichivsky fishing port.
The construction of an oil terminal for the oil pipeline „Odesa – Brody
– Gdansk“ has been completed. This opens new prospects for the
development of new international oil-transporting systems.
Along with the above mentioned sea trade ports, ship-repairing plants,
shipping companies Odessa Region’s transport network includes about 140
private crewing agencies and more than 200 forwarding agencies and agent
companies, hydrotechnical and specialized transport-building
institutions, scientific-research and projecting institutions, a variety
of marine-specializing educational institutions, Odesa railways, over
140 automobile transport enterprises, state airline „Odesa airlines“,
private airlines „Pivdenni Airlines“ and „Tavriya“, international
airports Odesa and Izmail, airdrome complexes Lymanske and Bolgrad,
pipeline enterprises and communal enterprise „Odeskmisktrans“.
Odesa region has a wide network of automobile roads connecting the
center of the Region (Odesa) with other regional centers and other
cities and regions of Ukraine.
City telephone connection system in Odessa and other Odesa Region’s
towns currently serves 444,4 thousand abonents. In rural area – 57,3
International and inter-city telephone connection is executed through
nationally produced equipment of the type „Quartz“ (established at the
inter-city station) and with the help of the services of the joint
Ukrainian –American – German – Dutch enterprise „Utel“.
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