Maritime Administration will cost taxpayers four times more
To finance the State Service of Maritime and River Transport (Maritime Administration), the state budget for 2022 provides four times more funds than in 2021.
This became known from the Law of Ukraine “On the State Budget for 2022”. According to the law, UAH 403.3 million (USD 14.7 million) will be allocated for the Maritime Administration in 2022. Part of these funds – UAH 146.6 million (USD 5.36 million) – will be allocated for the development of the service. The salaries of employees of the Maritime Administration in 2022 were allocated UAH 123 million (USD 4.49 million).
Recall that in 2021, UAH 100.2 million (USD 3.66 million) was allocated for the Maritime Administration, including: UAH 55.5 million (USD 2.02 million) – salaries; UAH 15 million (USD 548.4 thousand) – development costs.