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October 26, 2015

EBRD to finance a greenfield development of a new state-of-the-art private grain terminal in the Port of Yuzhny

Project Description THE EBRD is considering a senior secured loan to MV Cargo Ltd (the “Company”) to finance a greenfield development of a new state-of-the-art private grain terminal in the Port of Yuzhny with annual throughput capacity of up to 5.0 million tonnes of grain. The Company will implement the project in partnership with Cargill, […]

European ITS News, News, News from ITS Ukraine
October 23, 2015

EBRD to issue EUR100 mln to Ukrainian cities to upgrade transport, Odesa to get EUR8 mln for trolleybuses

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved the issue of EUR100 million to several Ukrainian cities to improve public transportation, focusing on renovating and improving transport efficiency including EUR8 million to municipal enterprise Odesamiskelektrotrans for the purchase of 45 new trolleybuses. EBRD Senior Adviser for External Affairs Anton Usov told Interfax-Ukraine that […]

European ITS News, News
September 28, 2015

H2ME launched to support hydrogen transport roll-out in Europe

September 24 (SeeNews) – Hydrogen mobility initiatives in Germany, France, Scandinavia and the UK have teamed up to make hydrogen-fuelled transport a reality in Europe, it was announced in a press release on Thursday. The partners have launched the Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) project that will support the deployment of fuel cell vehicles and infrastructure […]

European ITS News, International ITS News, News
September 28, 2015

EBRD announces Bishkek Public Transport Project – Market sounding exercise

1.1.5. The City of Bishkek has decided to introduce an electronic ticketing system in Bishkek and to substantially move away from cash based payment for municipally owned public transportation and private bus operators. 1.1.6. The new fare collection system shall be based on smartcards and allow to identify concessionary passengers like retired people and pupils, […]

International ITS News, News
September 24, 2015

ITS Ukraine welcomes two new members!

ITS Ukraine are delighted to welcome two new member companies: SOVTES (Совтес) and A+S. SOVTES ( bring a great deal of experience in both logistics and online transport services in Ukraine and have already contributed useful data and insights to articles written by ITS Ukraine. A+S ( are an international provider of ITS solutions from Germany […]

News, News from ITS Ukraine
September 17, 2015

ITS Ukraine Executive Board Meeting

On 16th September, members of the ITS Ukraine Executive Board met for the second time to discuss progress and plan the next month’s work. The meeting was short and informal but we had a good discussion and have many ideas on how to promote ITS Ukraine and our three priority areas: Road Safety Traffic Management […]

September 15, 2015

New article from ITS Ukraine: Roads to Reform

The latest copy of ‘Smart Highways’ Magazine is now available and includes an article ‘On the road to reform‘ by ITS Ukraine’s Chairman, Ian Bearder. The full unedited article is available below. Ukraine: roads to reform Despite the ongoing conflict in Ukraine’s Eastern regions and Russian occupation of Crimea, the 2013/14 revolution in Ukraine kickstarted […]

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September 14, 2015

Draft 2016-17 EU funding programmes (including transport) now available

The European Commission has officially published it’s draft work programmes 2016-17 They are available here: The documents are being made public just before the adoption process of the work programme to provide potential participants with the currently expected main lines of the work programme 2016-2017. They are not yet endorsed by the Commission and they do […]

September 11, 2015

Nissan announces new longer range Leaf

Nissan has revealed the Leaf 30 kWh – an updated Nissan Leaf that gives drivers 155 miles of motoring range. The increased range has been made possible thanks to the introduction of a new 30kWh battery. The new battery is the highlight of an update package that Nissan hopes will see the new Leaf reinforce […]