Transport & logistic infrastructure

Transport & logistic infrastructure

Road transport connection

The territory of Dnipropetrovsk region is crossed by two European routes E50 (Paris – Prague – Uzhhorod – Vinnytsia – Dnipro) and E105 (Kirkenes (Norway) Kharkiv – Novomoskovsk – Simferopol). Three national highways H11 (Dnipro – Mykolaiv – Odesa), H08 (Dnipro – Kyiv), H23 Kropyvnytskyi – Kryvyi Rih, Nikopol – Zaporizhzhia) connect Dnipropetrovsk region with the seaports, capital and the industrial centers of the region. Dnipro is the largest transportation hub of the region. The highways network connects it with all towns and urban-type settlement of the region and other regions of Ukraine. The volume of transported cargo in 2020 amounted to 85.6 mln tons.

Highway transportation ports

There are 6 highway transportation ports in the territory of the region, which provide customs clearance, storage and transshipment of goods: 
“Autoport Yuzhnyi”, LLC; 
“Agrosoyuz-Terminal”, LLC www.asterminal.com.ua
“Metenergomash”, LLC www.mem.dp.ua
“Dnepr Logistic Service”, LLC; 
PE “Brok-Alliance”; 
Branch of Transport Service Center “Liski” on Prydniprovska railway www.liski.ua.

Railway transportation service

The railway transportation is the main mode of Dnipropetrovsk region transport. The region is the leader in the concentration of railway traffic.
The lenght of tracks is 1 023.7 km. The operator of the railway transportation service in Dnipropetrovsk region is the regional branch «Prydniprovska Railway» owned by the PJSC «Ukrainian Railways».
The volume of transported goods in 2020 amounted to 83 mln tons

Railway hubs

Dnipro branch of «Center of Transport Service «Liski» of the Ukrainian Railways Public Joint Stock Company www.liski.ua includes a network of rail freight terminals that offer:

  • customs complex with the representatives of state customs control, environmental and phytosanitary control;
  • arrival place of highway transport with cargo under customs control;
  • covered warehouse hangar type;
  • platforms for the processing of heavy goods which is equipped with gantry cranes (with the possibility of connecting an electromagnetic washer to unload metal from gondola cars);
  • platforms for processing 3-tons, 5-tons, 20-tons, 40-feet containers. 

All cargo facilities have the ability to simultaneously service rail and road vehicles. To meet the needs of customers, the department has production sites in such cities of Dnipropetrovsk region as: Kamianske, Pavlohrad, Novomoskovsk, Synelnykove and settlements: Pokrovka, Vasylkivka, Partyzanske.

River transport

From north to south, Dnipropetrovsk region is crossed by the main water artery of the country the Dnieper river. The river ports of the region are:

  • “Ukrrichflot”, JSSC www.urf.ua (Dnipro, Nikopol); 
  • “River port”, PJSC www.rechport.pat.ua (Kamianske); 
  • Freight terminal of “Grain-Transshipment”, LLC ( Dnipro); 
  • Transloading terminal AE «Nibulon», LLC www.nibulon.com (Marianske); 
  • River terminal “Cofco agri resources Ukraine”, LLC www.cofcointernational.com (Mishurin Rih); 
  • Freight terminal of “Aquarelle”, LLC www.aquarelle.net.ua (Dnipro). The structure of “Ukrrichflot”, JSSC includes a shipbuilding and shiprepairing

The structure of “Ukrrichflot”, JSSC includes a shipbuilding and shiprepairing enterprise, which provides vessels with technical maintenance, grain elevator, which renders services for acceptance and shipping, concentration and storage of grain, oilseeds and industrial crops.
The Container line «Tavria Line» is the first Ukrainian line that delivers cargo in sea containers to the central region of Ukraine – Dnipropetrovsk region, using its own vessels. Tavria Line operates in the direction of Constanta (Romania) – Dnipro (cargo terminal “Aquarelle”, LLC).
The vessels of the “river-sea» type provide direct international cargo transportation with access to the Black, Marmara and Mediterranean seas. Moreover, a promising trend is actively developing – it is a cabotage transportation of containers between the ports of the Black Sea and river ports of the Dnieper river. The region has the largest river ports of Ukraine, which fully meets the needs of adjacent industrial regions in the transportation, storage of various cargoes: metal, grain, coal, raw materials for building materials, containers, etc. Dnipropetrovsk Investment Agency offers land plots for investment projects in the field of port infrastructure.

Air transport

Dnipropetrovsk region has two international airports and cargo terminal that connect the region with countries of the far and near abroad. The international airport “Dnipropetrovsk” (DNK) is “4C” class. Runway strip: length – 2850 m, width – 44 m. The international air transportations are carried out by aircrafts of Boeing, Airbus, Embraer, AN and others. The airport accepts helicopters and light aircraft of all types, around the clock. There is 1 operating terminal with an acceptance rate of 700 passengers per hour.
It is planned to reconstruct the airport complex to expand the geography of flights and attract leading international airlines to the region.
The international airport “Kryvyi Rih” (KWG) is “B” class, with a terminal for 200 passengers per hour.
The cargo terminal of Aviation Transport Company “Yuzhmashavia” provides transshipment and customs clearance of goods. The Aviation Transport Company “Yuzhmashavia” has its own cargo aircraft.
Dnipropetrovsk Investment Agency offers investment projects for the creation of a cargo HUB and business terminal in the territory of ATC “Yuzhmashavia” at the airport “Dnipro”.

Pipeline transportation

In the territory of Dnipropetrovsk region there are main pipelines and compressor complexes for the transportation of ammonia, natural gas and oil, which are used by the enterprises of the region. This transport pipeline network makes it possible to provide the necessary raw materials for an enterprise producing fertilizers, chemical products, liquefied gas, as well as refined products, the import of which occupies a significant share of the Ukrainian market.

Communications

The telecommunication infrastructure is successfully developing in the region. There is a creation of fiber-optic and wireless data transmission channels, providing high-quality telecommunications services to all consumers in the region. The area is provided with mobile communication in GSM and CDMA. Most of the territories are covered by high-speed wireless Internet using 3G / 4G technology.

Volume of transported cargo by mode of transport