North-Western Basin Branch Major Activities

North-Western Basin Branch Major Activities

     According to Statute on the FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch, the major tasks of the North-Western Basin Branch are the following: 
     • creation, maintenance, operation and development of federal property secured to the North-Western Basin Branch; 
     • conducting works (rendering services) in the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk, and the approaches to them; 
     • implementation of federal special-purpose programs of sea transport development in Kaliningrad and Leningrad regions, and also in Saint-Petersburg, according to the established procedure. 

     In order to perform the permitted activities stipulated in Statute on the North-Western Basin Branch, the branch: 
     • arranges efficient usage of federal property secured to the North-Western Basin Branch; 
     • lets out for lease the property secured to the North-Western Basin Branch, sees that it is safe, properly maintained, and used appropriately and efficiently, and also that the lessees meet terms and conditions of their leasing contracts; 
     • ensures safe operation of the hydraulic engineering structures, navigation safety systems and other port infrastructure objects secured to the North-Western Basin Branch; 
     • participates in development and agreement procedure of projects of integrated development of the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk, in modernization and technical reorganization of transshipment complexes and special buildings and structures of coastal and port infrastructure; 
     • acts as a client for new construction, modernization, reconstruction and technical reorganization of transshipment complexes of the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, and also other objects and structures of coastal and port infrastructure; 
     • arranges designer and technical supervision of construction, participates in state committees on the choice of construction sites and putting port objects into operation; 
     • carries out repair, modernization and new construction of hydraulic engineering structures and other port objects, including transshipment complexes and terminals; 
     • maintains in proper condition, provides functioning, conducts modernization and new construction of navigation safety systems, including facilities of sea areas A1 and A2 of the Global Marine Distress and Safety System, located in the water areas and territories of the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk, at anchoring berths, roads, fairways and approaching canals; 
     • executes installation and technical maintenance of navigational equipment in the approaching canals and water areas of the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk; 
     • conducts repairs of setting, electric flashing and lighthouse equipment; 
     • conducts measuring and dredging works in order to ensure navigation safety and maintain the announced depths of the water areas of the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk; 
     • carries out repair, reconstruction and new construction of manufacturing and welfare buildings and structures; 
     • keeps, executes new construction, repair, and operates auxiliary vessels, dredgers, ice breakers and vessels for other purposes stipulated in international agreements made by the Russian Federation; 
     • participates in provision of tranposrtation security in the water areas of the seaports of Big Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk;

     • carries out vulnerability assesment of transportation infrastructure and transportation means;

     • elaborates plans for transportation security ensurance at transportation infrastructure facilities and transportation means;
     • participates in emergency rescue operations, which include extinguishing pollution of the water areas and seaports territories; 
     • participates in navigational and hydrographic provision of vessels, in particular: 
        - carries out, and/or renews common topographic mapping in scales of 1:500-1:10000; 
        - conducts hydrographic sweeping of channels and sea water areas; 
        - conducts sea bottom mapping; 
        - ensures attachment (coordination) during installation of different stationary and floating objects; 
        - builds and develops geodesic bridging networks, planimetric and altimetric survey networks, and also special geodesic networks; 
        - provides coordinates setting for geodesic points and land surface points with the help of geodesic satellite receivers, as well as autonomous means of coordinates setting; 
     • renders all types of services on navigation safety, maneuvering and mooring of vessels on the approaches and in the water areas of the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk, in particular: 
        - provides VTS information, including information on actual weather conditions in the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk; 
        - conducts pilotage of vessels in the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk; 
        - conducts mooring and shifting of vessels in the seaport of Kaliningrad; 
        - provides icebreaking assistance in the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga; 
        - ensures safe mooring of vessels at the berths in the seaports of Vyorg, Vysotsk, and Kaliningrad; 
        - provides collection of bilge waters and oil products from vessels, and their treatment in the seaports of Kaliningrad and Ust-Luga; 
     • acts as a ship owner: 
        - carries out sea transportation and serves passengers; 
        - provides auxiliary boat services; 
     • provides communication services, in particular: 
        - local telephone communication in the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk, except usage of payphones and means of collective access; 
        - mobile radio telephone communication in the water area of the Gulf of Finland in the “vessel-shore” and “shore-vessel” directions, when a vessel is in the coverage area of the coastal UHF and MF/HF radio stations; 
        - communication via data transmission networks, except voice messages, in the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk; 
        - telematics communication services in the seaports of Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk, with the help of regional informational navigation supervision system of the North-West of Russia, according to the rules for organizations responsible for navigation; 
     • conducts loading/unloading in the seaports of Kaliningrad and Ust-Luga; 
     • renders services connected to operation (usage) of approaching railways, except loading/unloading activities; 
     • stores cargo and other property; 
     • carries out security and firefighting activities in the buildings and objects of the branch; 
     • conducts informational and advertising activities; 
     • conducts consulting, expert and informational activities, including market studies of goods, works and services in the sea transport industry; 
     • provides economic and information security of the branch; 

     • provides water supply and discharge;

     • provides heating supply;
     • conducts activities on protection of state secrets during works related to usage of information containing state secrets, and also to activities, and/or services on protection of state secrets.

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