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Mykolaiv Merchant Sea Port becomes the Golden Ton 2008 winner
18:10 / 31.03.2009

MYKOLAIV, MART, 31st, 2009, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE Ė GE Mykolaiv Merchant Sea Port becomes the Golden Ton 2008 winner of the National Rating of Ukraine, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.

The agency was informed about it today, 31 March by the portís press-service.

This award is traditionally given to the ports having reached the highest level of the cargo turnover in the history of their existence.

According to Vasiliy Kapatsyna, Head of GE MMSP, this victory was a surprise. Last year was especially effective for the company. The volume of cargo operations made 9 million 300 thousand tons that is by 1 million 200 thousand tons more than in 1984.

Head of GE MMSP also stressed, the Golden Ton is to become a sort of a symbol for the portís personnel in 2009. The first quarter of the current year showed the port despite the crisis has the same speed level of cargo turnover growth. Its financial indices remain invariably high.

In this respect, all the employees of the port will be given salary equal bonus established by the management in cooperation with the trade union.