Towage Services

1. General information

2. Procedure of rendering towage services

3. Statistics

4. Contacts

 

 

     1. General information

 

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     The FSUE “Rosmorport” Astrakhan Branch renders to all interested organizations towage services related to mooring operations and other types of vessels relocation in the water areas of the seaports of Astrakhan and Olya, as well as services on marine towing of vessels along the Volga-Caspian Marine Shipping Canal from the seaport of Astrakhan to the Caspian Sea water area –44º30'N north during summer navigation and to the ice edge during winter navigation.

 

     Towage services are rendered by the Astrakhan Branch in accordance with the license for towage with marine transport series MT- 3 No. 000672 dated 27.03.2013, issued by Rostransnadzor.

      For rendering towage services, the Astrakhan Branch has three icebreakers which can be used as sea tugboats.

 

Astrakhan Branch Icebreakers’ specifications

 

Name of icebreaker

Register class

Overall length x breadth x draft (m)

Power (kW)

Endurance (d).

Area of navigation

Kapitan Chechkin

R.R.R.+ М-SP 3.5(icebreaker)А

77.58х16.3х3.5

4,650

13

VCMSC, The Caspian Sea to the ice edge

Kapitan Bukaev

R.R.R.+ М-SP 3.5(icebreaker)А

75.2х16.3х3.43

4,650

13

VCMSC, The Caspian Sea to the ice edge

Kapitan Metsayk

R.R.R.+ М-SP 3.5(icebreaker)А

76.52х16.59х2.34

4,815

13

VCMSC, The Caspian Sea to the ice edge

 

     2. Procedure of rendering towage services

 

     Towage services related to mooring operations and other types of vessels relocation in the water areas of the seaports of Astrakhan and Olya are rendered in accordance with the regulations:

          a) Compulsory regulations in the seaport of Astrakhan, approved by Mintrans of Russia Order No. 74 dated 22.03.2012;

          b) Compulsory regulations in the seaport of Olya, approved by Mintrans of Russia Order No. 222 dated 11.07.2012,

which establish the rules of vessels towage, limitations in towing, as well as information on the minimum number and power of tugboats for mooring operations:

          - in the seaport of Astrakhan;

          - in the seaport of Olya.

 

     Services on towage of vessels in the seaports of Astrakhan and Olya, and marine towing of vessels along the Volga-Caspian Marine Shipping Canal and the Caspian Sea water area are rendered by the Astrakhan Branch in accordance with provisions of standard contract for rendering services with icebreakers (hereinafter – the Contract).

     To conclude the Contract, a customer sends a written application for contract conclusion by fax to the Astrakhan branch: +7 (8512) 58-57-76 or email: mail@ast.rosmorport.ru. The application will be considered within one working day and in the absence of technical restrictions on possibility for rendering the requested services, two copies of the compiled Contract will be sent to the customer for signing. The Contract signed by the customer must be returned to the Astrakhan Branch at: Kapitana Krasnova st., 31, Astrakhan, Astrakhan region, Russia, 414016.

     Towage services are rendered by the Astrakhan Branch in accordance with the provisions of the concluded Contract.

 

     Information on the Astrakhan Branch services on marine towing of vessels can be found in section “Harbor Dues and Tariffs of the Astrakhan Branch”.

 

     3. Statistics

 

     Information on the number of towing operations performed by the Astrakhan Branch.

 

Year

Number of towing operations, un.

Astrakhan Seaport Olya Seaport

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

 

     Information on the number of marine towages of vessel

 

Year

Number of marine towages, un.

2010

2011

1

2012

2013

2014

6

2015

2016

 

     4. Contacts

 

     Additional reference information on procedure of rendering by the FSUE “Rosmorport: Astrakhan Branch of towage services in the seaports of Astrakhan and Olya, as well as services on marine towing of vessels along the VCMSC to the Caspian Sea water area can be obtained by phones:

     +7 (8512) 58-48-21, extension 217 (Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 18.00. Astrakhan time, lunch break from 13:00 to 13:45) –Port Activities Marketing and Organization Department of Astrakhan Branch ;

     +7 (8512) 58-48-21, extension 223 (around-the-clock) – Dispatcher office of the Astrakhan Branch,

     or by sending a request by fax: +7 (8512) 58-52-91 or email: mail@ast.rosmorport.ru

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