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The port of Odessa celebrated the 222-nd anniversary of its foundation
12:45 / 03.09.2016

ODESSA, 3 SEPTEMBER 2016, CONTEXT-Prichernomorie Yesterday, on September 2, Odessa port workers celebrated 222-nd anniversary of the founding their mother company, the correspondent of IA «Context-Prichernomorie» reports.

It was reported to the agency today, September 3, in the press service of the administration of the Odessa seaport.

As noted in a press-service, in the birthday of the port which coincides with the birthday of the city, the port workers gathered for a short rally at the Customs area. With warm words of congratulations to those present addressed the chief of the administration of the port Mikhail Sokolov, Director of SE «OCSP» Gennadiy Zhukov, honorary President of the port of Odessa, Hero of Ukraine Nikolay Pavlyuk, the Chairman of the trade Union Odessa sea port Vladimir Zaikov.

After the rally the port workers traditionally laid flowers at the monument to the Worker-the Docker.

«This monument, opened in 2002 at the Customs area, reminds everyone who crosses the threshold of the entrance to the enterprise that at all times the main figure in the port of Odessa was a hard worker berths. It was his tireless work forged a glorious history of the enterprise, numbering 222 of the year», said the press service.

On the occasion of the significant date, many employees of public and private companies working in the port, were awarded with diplomas and honorary insignia of the leadership and the Ministry of infrastructure, local and regional authorities.