Securing a new container terminal project at the Ukrainian Port of Illichivsk, APM Terminals will expand its presence in the fast-growing Black Sea Region.

APM Terminals announces the start of a new container terminal development at the Black Sea Ukrainian Port of Illichivsk. Located 12 miles from Odessa on the western shore, Illichivsk is a major maritime center for the Ukraine, the largest and fastest-growing container market on the Black Sea.

States Klaus Rud Sejling, APM Terminals’ Vice President of Business Development, “We are delighted to work on a terminal project with our local Ukrainian partners and expect to have the final plans firmed up later this year with a tentative completion date of 2011.”