The port is situated on the NW shore of the Black Sea, in the SW part of Odessa Bay. It has year round navigation; ice-breaker assistance required for about 30 days in severe winters. Prevailing winds from N direction; those from the NNE and NNW being the strongest
Port protected on E side by various moles and on the N side by the jetties of the Oil Harbor. The port area consists of several harbors and comprises 54 berths with depths alongside ranging from 7 m to 11.5 m. Extent of a berthing line: over 9,000 m. Maximal vessel dimensions: length - to 330 m, width – to 40 m, draught - to 13.0 m. A wide variety of cargoes are handled. There are berths for passenger vessels on Voyennyy Mole which are capable of accommodating six ocean-going liners simultaneously and are served by a modern and spacious passenger terminal. Facilities for handling LASH vessels at the reconstructed Karantinnyy Mole.
Port website: Port of Odessa Website
Key port information can also be found at: Maritime Database Website
Port Location and Contacts
Province or District
NW shore of the Black Sea
SW part of Odessa Bay
Town or City (Closest location) with Distance (km)
Port's Complete Name
Port of Odessa
Managing Company or Port Authority (If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)
Port of Odessa Authority
Management Contact Person
Chief of Administration:
Sokolov Mikhail Yurievich
Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations
Airport Name: Odessa International Airport located 11 km south-west of Odessa Sea Port.
Airlines: Ukrainian International Airline, Air Moldova, Belavia, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Ellinair, FlyDubai, Georgian Airways, LOT – “Polish Airlines”, Onur Air, UTair
Description and Contacts of Key Companies
For information on Ukraine Port contact details, please see the following link:
Port of Odessa Authority, Vakulenchuka Square 1, Odessa 65004, Tel: (0482) 226631, Telex: 412677
BSSC SU, Officials: Chief of Administration: M.Y. Sokolov. . Vice Chief Administration: I.S. Morylev. . Chief Traffic Controller: D.V. Karpov. Harbor master: A.A. Antonov.
Port call sign UDE. Odessa Radio: 500, 454 & 2182 kHz (calling); 500, 447 & 2182 kHz(working).
Odessa Radio 1, Port Control: VHF Channel 16,156.8 MHz Odessa Radio 17
Harbor Master: VHF Channel 9, 156.45 MHz Odessa Radio 8, Movements control: VHF Channel 67, 156.375 MHz
Odessa Port Daily Loading/Discharging Capacity
Black petroleum products
Fertilizers in Bulk
3000 / 5000
1500 / 2000
1500 / 2000
Equipment in boxes
Cotton in bales
Pipes of large diameter
Paper, cardboard, cellulose
800 / 1000
Port Handling Equipment
Numerous electric portal cranes of up to 45t cap; floating cranes up to 100t cap and various other cargoes handling equipment.
Largest Vessel: 116283 dwt, 266.5 m loa
Port main terminals/facilities
"Olimpex coupe terminal"
fertilizers, scrap & steel cargoes
steels, grains & general cargoes
steels & general cargoes
steels,grains, scrap & general cargoes
cruise & farry ships only
steels,grains, baged & general cargoe
steels,scral, grains & general cargoes
operates with steels, grains,sugar & general cargoes
Silo pier No.30
Silo pier No.31
berth line=170m/draft=11,20m (max ship LOA=200m)
berth line=170m/draft=11,50m (max ship LOA=200m)
Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges
For information on port rates and charges, please see the following link: http://www.port.odessa.ua/en/about-port/port-charges-and-tariffs
Container and Ro/Ro Facilities:
- Container terminal equipped with highly mechanised and powerful container handling equipment.
- Ro/Ro vessels can be accommodated at the port. Ore and Bulk Cargo Facilities:
- Grain terminal at Berth No 7, two pneumatic unloaders each operating up to 300t/h.
- Sugar terminal, highly mechanised facility where sugar can be transferred direct from vessels to railway wagons.
- Other bulk cargoes handled include bauxite and mineral building materials.
- The Oil Harbour is situated at N part of the port and is protected by a mole.
- There are five oil berth sand the channel to the berths is 1600m long,125m wide and has a least depth of 13.6m.
- A new tanker berth has come into operation for large tankers and reports state that the channel has been dragged to accommodate the larger vessels at the terminal.
Odessa Shiprepair Yard, Tel: (0482) 238262, Fax:(0482)235233, Telex: 232267. Floating docks with lifting cap of 6000t, 15000t and 27000t to accommodate vessels up to 200 m loa and 300m beam.
Port hospital and medical centre.
The companies of non-state pattern of ownership rendering cargo handling services:
- Company branch "HPC-UKRAINE" of «HPC Hamburg Consalting GmbH Port»;
- Metalsukraine Corp.Ltd.» LLC;
- "Novolog" LLC;
- "Novotech-Terminal" LLC;
- "Brooklyn-Kiev" LLC;
- "UNSC" LLC;
- "Olympex Coupe International" LLC;
- Subsidiery Enterprise «Prista-Oil Ukraine»;
- Odessa Port Industrial-Transshipment Complex» LLC;
- Brooklyn-Kiev Port» LLC;
- Private Joint Stock Company with Foreign Investments "Sintez-Oil".
Service of the port’s facilities:
- embarkation-disembarkation at the passenger terminal;
- rendering of services to freight and passenger vessels with own fleet;
- shipyard services;
- supplying with water at berths and at anchorage;
- stuffing and unstuffing of containers;
- taking off sewage, garbage etc.;
- granting of the passenger terminal exhibition hall for exhibitions, concerts and other events;
Main Storage Terminal
Single and multi-floor warehouses and concrete open storage areas are available. There is also a cold store.
Port of Odessa Entry Procedures for Foreign Visitors
Foreign delegations, groups and individuals which are going to enter the territory of the port of Odessa and have a meeting with the Port Authority need to submit the following documents:
Official letter addressed to the General Manager of Odessa Seaport Authority sent to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or fax 00 38 048 729 36 01, no later than 14 (fourteen) working days before the planned visit.
The letter should contain the following data on each member of the delegation: first name, family name, date of birth, citizenship, sex, name of the company, position in the company.
Besides, the letter should cover:
- Date and time of the visit
- Purpose of the visit
- Issues planned to discuss
- Facilities and terminals planned to visit
Copies of passports (ID cards) of each member of the delegation should be provided as well.
In case of absence of the above documents and/or in case of violence of the deadline, the visit will not take place.
Should you have any additional questions, please contact:
Tel. +38 048 729 49 00
Fax +38 048 729 36 01
Port name: Odessa, Ukraine
Status: Port Open
UN Locator code: UAODS
N 46*2 9`27.6 E30*4 5`30.3
Port Security Level: 1 (one)
In the port a system of maritime security measures has been implemented under the requirements of Chapter XI-2 "Special measures to enhance maritime security" of Safety of life at sea (SOLAS 74) and International ship and port facility security code (ISPS Code). System of maritime security measures includes duly certified systems of the conventional port facilities as follows:
Ukrainian National Stevedore company
Odesa port cold storage
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Ship repair terminal
For more information, please visit International Maritime Organization - Global Integrated Shipping Information System (http://gisis.imo.org/Public/Default.aspx) section Maritime Security.
Port system of maritime security measures are provided by Maritime Security Service. Maritime Security Service consist of duly authorized officers who are part of Port Facility Security Group and Seaport Security Detachment which provides the whole range of measures to ensure the checkpoint and keeping security regimes.