On September 7, 2017, in Odessa, Ukraine, the 11th anniversary International Black Sea Container Summit will be held.

The organizers are Ports of Ukraine Publishing House and the Centre for Information and Analytics BlackSeaTrans. The summit is included in the BSEC Activity Plan.

Premium Sponsor is the company Container Terminal Odessa. Sponsor - SE Odessa Sea Port.

The Black Sea Summit will provide opportunities for fruitful dialogue for top managers of transport companies, cargo owners, carriers, terminal operators, line agents, freight forwarders; representatives of government agencies related to different activities in the transport field.

Traditionally, the summit is considered to be the review of container capacities in the Black Sea region in the conditions of container traffic recovery after world economic crisis (in 2009, the decrease in container traffic amounted to 41.8 % in the Black Sea basin).

Special topics to be discussed at the summit:

  • Influence of international trade on container flows in the Black Sea region

  • How has the market changed with the creation of new alliances and the consolidation of container services?

  • Prospects for development of container markets in the Black Sea countries: Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey

  • Rating of container terminals on the Black Sea: who is ahead?

  • How to encourage investments for the development of container carriages

  • Intermodal transport as an integrating link of transport and logistics systems

Among the speakers, there will be the analysts of world consulting companies, representatives of all Black Sea countries.

The previous 10th International Black Sea Container Summit brought together more than 140 representatives of the world's largest container lines, terminal operators, top managers and representatives of seaports, government agencies related to the activities in transport sector , railways, line agents, trucking companies, manufacturers of container handling equipment, transport and forwarding companies from 9 countries ( Great Britain, Germany, Georgia, Poland, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, France).

We invite you to participate in the 11th International Black Sea Container Summit.

During the Black Sea Container Summit 2017 the companies- operators of container terminals in the Black Sea region will be awarded with the memorial signs on the basis of their performance in 2016.

Particular reasons to attend the summit:

Before the downturn, the Black Sea container market increased at the world record rates – up to 40 percent year-by-year. Now it is recovering gradually. Ukraine extensively develops the infrastructure of container carriages and stevedore activities in its seaports. A new market is emerging. There is a place also for you there.

The conditions of participation and detailed information about the summit are available on the website: www.containersummit.com.

Venue: ‘Londonskaya’ Hotel,

11, Primorsky Boulevard, Odessa, Ukraine.

Summit working languages: Russian, English.

You can book your participation on our website or send your registration by fax.


If you pay for participation before July 10, 2017, a 10% discount will be granted.

Organizational Committee:

Ph.: +380 (482) 37 38 82, 37 19 80, fax: 37 38 35

E-mail: summit@uports.odessa.ua