At the II-nd International investment forum «Odessa 5T Investment Promotion Forum» were awarded companies and organizations that have made a great contribution to the economic development of Odessa
During the 2-nd Odessa Investment Forum "5T" (trade, transport, tourism, technology, trust) for the first time awards were presented for the active investment activities in Odessa. The transport industry is one of the five priority areas for the development of the city and the region, being traditionally one of the main employers, a large base of tax revenues to local budgets, an important factor of social stability in the region.
As was noted at the forum, there are many companies has created and operates in the city, they get strong positions in the market and created their own brands, which are well known outside of our city. In particular, was awarded the shipping company Ukrferry, which for more than 22 years of operation managed to create efficient regular ferry lines which is bound up Ukraine with Turkey and Georgia. The company's investments in fleet replacement and onshore infrastructure over the past five years foot up more than $ 50 million. The company is also known for the implementation of a number of successful social projects. Among the other awardees are crewing company «Maersk Crewing Ukraine», PC «OGET», PJSC «Severtrans», yacht «Maestro».
The first broadcast in a series of reports on the Black Sea of the famous British media corporation BBC, recorded in June 2017 on board ferries of “Ukrferry”, as well as in Odessa, Georgia and Turkey has been released.