On October 28, 2019, the government decided on the borders of the territory and of the water area of the Mariupol sea port.
Since 2013 the port has had no well-defined borders, whereas this step has been important to not only setting port entry check points as a whole, but to attracting investors to the implementation of joint projects.
The government also decided on including adjacent water space of the marine terminal of the Azov Shipyard (SRZ LLC) to the defined borders of the water area of the Mariupol port. It is important to the safety of navigation and control over respect towards the safety in the water area of the port.
In 2018 a modern high-technology sheet metal overloading terminal was constructed and one of the largest industrial solar systems in the region was launched in the Mariupol port. Besides, the reconstruction of the hydro-technical part of the berth have been ongoing within the implementation of the project of the grain terminal construction – the largest in the region specialized grain overloading complex with a simultaneous storage capacity of more than 130 thousand tons of grain and to handle about 2.5 million tons per year. In addition, dredging activities have been in progress in the Mariupol port promising to increase the passports depths up to 8 meters till the end of 2019.
All the above- measures aim at attracting additional cargo flows and investments to the Mariupol port.