Navigation on the Dnieper was opened three weeks ahead of time

The Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine from February, 16 opened navigation on the section of the Dnieper river from Kherson to Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant is almost 3 weeks earlier than usual. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry.

«Navigation on the Dnipro river began with 8:00 on 16 February in the area from Kherson to Kakhovka hydroelectric power station (Kakhovka gateway), February 17, navigation on the Dnieper river will be opened in the area from Kakhovska hydroelectric power station to the Dnieper hydroelectric station (Zaporizhia CSG)», — is spoken in the publication.

Also on 18 February, the navigation will be open on the section from Dniprovska hydroelectric power station to Dniprodzerzhynske hydroelectric power station, 10-11 March on two sections from Dneprodzerzhinsk hydroelectric power station to kremenchutska hydroelectric power station and from Kremenchug to kanivska hydroelectric power station, March 16 — in the area from kanivska hydroelectric power station to kanivska hydroelectric.

According to experts of hydrometeorological centre, weather conditions today contribute to that decision.

This step was carried out at the request of domestic shipping companies to expand the logistical capabilities of the carriers and reduce the burden on roads of Ukraine.

According to River information service of waterways of Ukraine, the number of coloproctol (flights) on the Dnieper river during the navigation period of 2015 increased compared with the same period of 2014 by 14% to 6280 courts.

We will remind, in October 2015 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko set the task to revive the river fleet of Ukraine.

Navigation on the Dnieper was opened three weeks ahead of time 16.02.2016

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