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Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch History

     The history of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch has started on the 23rd of September 2003, when by the order of FSUE “Rosmorport” dated 01.09.2003 № 14/ОД a FSUE “Rosmorport” Novorossiysk branch was established and certificate of the branch registration by the Novorossiysk Tax Service Inspection was acquired. 

 

     2004


     By the decision of Ministry of Property Relations of the Russian Federation № 1244-r dated 30.03.2004 all federal property located in the seaports of Novorossiysk, Gelendzhik and Anapa and assigned to Sea Administration of the Port of Novorossiysk was transferred to “Rosmorport”. The above mentioned property was assigned to the FSUE “Rosmorport” Novorossiysk branch by the FSUE “Rosmorport” order № 718/OD dated 30.04.2004.


     In accordance with the order of Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation № VR-4-r dated 29.04.2004, for maintenance and development of port infrastructure facilities ensuring navigation safety, as well as performance of the powers of administrative authority and in line with RF Governmental regulation № 705 dated 25.09.2002 “On the Improvement of State Administration System in the Sphere of Commercial and Specialized Seaports Management”, the FSUE “Rosmorport” Novorossiysk branch began collection of port dues from May 1, 2004, thus beginning its business activity in the seaports of Novorossiysk, Gelendzhik and Anapa. 


     A new revision of the Statute for the FSUE “Rosmorport” Novorossiysk branch was approved in May, 2004 by the FSUE “Rosmorport” order № 81/OD dated 31.05.2004.


     Evgeniy Gennadievich Trunin was appointed director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Novorossiysk branch by the FSUE “Rosmorport” order № 156/k dated 30.04.2004.

 

     2005


     In July, 2005 in accordance with the FSUE “Rosmorport” order № 320/OD dated 27.07.2005, to reorganize the administration system of the FSUE “Rosmorport” branches and in line with the order of Federal Agency for Marine and River Transport № VR-195-r dated 20.07.2005, the Azov-Black Sea branch of FSUE “Rosmorport” was set up on the basis of Novorossiysk and Sochi branches, and the Statute for the FSUE "Rosmorport" Azov-Black Sea branch were approved. From the territory perspective, the authority of the new branch encompassed the seaports of Novorossiysk, Gelendzhik, Sochi and Anapa. Evgeniy Gennadievich Trunin was appointed deputy General director — director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azov-Black Sea branch by the FSUE “Rosmorport” order № 255/OD dated 16.06.2005. 

 

     In August, 2005 the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch received notification on tax registration in the Inspectorate of the Federal Tax Service of Russia for the city of Novorossiysk due to renaming of the branch.

 

     2006


     In April, 2006 the position of deputy General director — director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azov-Black Sea branch was annulled by FSUE “Rosmorport” order № 161/OD dated 11.04.2006, and the position of director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azov-Black Sea branch was introduced by the same order. Alexander Petrovich Chernykh was appointed director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azov-Black Sea branch by the FSUE “Rosmorport” order № 92/k dated 12.04.2006. 

 

     2007


     From November, 2007 Oleg Alexandrovich Boichenko, chief engineer of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azov-Black Sea branch, became the director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azov-Black Sea branch by the FSUE “Rosmorport”order № 1568/k dated 15.11.2007. 

 

     2008


     Oleg Alexandrovich Boichenko has been holding the position of director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Novorossiysk branch since June, 2008, when he was appointed director by the FSUE “Rosmorport” order  № 188/k dated 23.06.2008. 


     In August 2008, in line with the order of Federal Agency for Marine and River Transport № IZ-120-r, dated 18.06.2008 and FSUE “Rosmorport” order № 357 dated 12.08.2008, the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azov-Black Sea branch was named as Novorossiysk branch and the Statute for the FSUE “Rosmorport” Novorossiysk branch was approved. 


     In November, 2008 the detached subdivision of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Novorossiysk branch in Sochi was annulled and a separate branch — the FSUE “Rosmorport” Sochi branch  — was set up on its base by the FSUE “Rosmorport” order № 504 dated 17.11.2008. 

 

     2011


     In March 2011, in accordance with Federal Agency for Marine and River Transport order dated 04.02.2011 № AD-20-r, FSUE “Rosmorport” statute and on the basis of the Moscow Inter-District Office of the Federal Tax Service № 46 certificate for registration in the Uniform State Register of Legal Entities dated 10.03.2011 with State registration number 6117746458615, by FSUE “Rosmorport” order dated 22.03.2011 № 159 the Novorossiysk branch was renamed into FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch. Also, the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch statute was approved.

 

     In January, 2011, in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” Order No. 8 dated 17.01.2011movable and immovable property of the Yeysk, Taman and Tuapse branches of FSUE “Rosmorport” was transferred to the economic managing of the Novorossiysk branch of FSUE “Rosmorport” in connection with termination of their activities, for the implementation by the FSUE “Rosmorport” Novorossiysk Branch of statutory activities of the enterprise in the seaports of Yeysk, Kavkaz, Taman, Tuapse and Temryuk.

 

     In February, 2011, in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” Order No. 61 dated 08.02.2016 amendments were introduced to Regulations on the Novorossiysk Branch, related to clarification of legal status of the branch, as well as expansion of the territorial limits of carrying out of authorized activities of the Novorossiysk Branch. Along with the transfer of assets of the liquidated Yeysk, Taman and Tuapse branches, the Novorossiysk Branch started carrying out its economic activities in the seaports of Yeysk, Temryuk, Kavkaz, Taman, Tuapse and the approaches to them.

 

     In March, 2011 in accordance with Rosmorrechflot Decree No. AD-20-r dated 04.02.2011, by the FSUE “Rosmorport” Charter and on the basis of certificate the Interdistrict Inspectorate of the Federal Tax Service No. 46 for Moscow on entry into the Unified State Register of Legal Entities on 10.03.2011 under state registration number 6117746458615, by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 159 dated 22.03.2011 the FSUE “Rosmorport” Novorossiysk Branch was renamed into the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch and also the Regulations on the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin were approved. In the same month, by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 116 dated 03.03.2011 13 port navigation marks were transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch in order to ensure safe navigation of vessels in water areas and on the approaches to the seaports of Anapa, Gelendzhik and Novorossiysk.

 

     In April 2011 by the FSUE “Rosmorport” order dated 23.03.2011 № 165 in the structure of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch Yeysk, Taman and Tuapse departments were established in order to perform activity in the seaport of Novorossiysk, Gelendzhik, Anapa, Yeysk, Temruk, Taman, Kavkaz and Tuapse. 

     In the same month the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch received notifications:

- on registration at the location of a separate division – Yeysk Department of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch - in the Interdistrict Inspectorate of the Federal Tax Service No. 2 for the Krasnodar Territory;

- of registration at the location of a separate division – Taman Department of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch – in the Interdistrict Inspectorate of the Federal Tax Service of Temryuk district of the Krasnodar Territory;

- on registration at the location of a separate division – Tuapse Department of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch – in the Interdistrict Inspectorate of the Federal Tax Service No. 6 for the Krasnodar Territory.

     Besides, Konstantin Geroldovich Rudenko was appointed the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch director by the FSUE “Rosmorport” order dated 13.04.2011 № 129/к. Former Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch director O.A. Boychenko was transferred to the position of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch deputy director by the FSUE “Rosmorport” order dated от 13.04.2011 № 128/к.

 

     In October 2011, in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch Order No. 0223 dated 12.10.2011 a working group on the organization of ferry line on the route Novorossiysk–Sochi– Novorossiysk was created on the basis of the Department for Ferry Traffic Ensuring of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch.

 

     In November, 2011 the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch started carrying out transportation of cargo for the construction of Olympic facilities in Sochi on the sea cargo ferry line Novorossiysk-Sochi-Novorossiysk with the use of Ulusoy-1, Ulusoy-2 and Ulusoy-6 chartered ferries.

 

     In December, 2011 in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 852 dated 07.12.2011, amendments were introduced into Regulations on the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch related to the organization of the branch’s activity to ensure operation of the ferry line between Sochi and Novorossiysk seaports in order to deliver cargo for the construction of Olympic facilities.

 

     2012


     In May 2012 by order of FSUE “Rosmorport” №138/к dated May, 16, 2012, Oleg Boichenko, Director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch, was released from his position upon mutual agreement of the parties. By order of FSUE “Rosmorport” №140/k dated May, 16, 2012, Anna Fomenko, Deputy director for economics of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch was appointed Acting Director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch.

 

     In July, 2012 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 464 dated 27.07.2012 the revised Regulations on the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch were approved. In the same month the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch received notification on tax registration in the Inspectorate of the Federal Tax Service of Russia for the city of Novorossiysk due to renaming of the branch.

 

     In August, 2012 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 530 dated 22.08.2012 the Tamanets multipurpose boat of RTM-14 project was transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch for the provision of services for delivery and removal of pilots in seaports of Kavkaz, Taman, Temryuk.

 

     In October, 2012 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 594 dated 12.09.2012 the Marlin multipurpose boat was transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch for the provision of services for delivery and removal of pilots in seaport of Tuapse.

 

     In December 2012 by FSUE "Rosmorport" order dated 03.12.2012 № 391-К Valery Filippov was appointed Acting Director of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch. In the same month, by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 782 dated 05.12.2012 the Bora multipurpose boat was transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch for the provision of services for delivery and removal of pilots in seaport of Novorossiysk.

 

     In February 2013 by FSUE "Rosmorport" order dated 07.02.2013 № 40/k Valery Filippov was transferred to the position of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch director.    

     

     In July, 2013 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 359 dated 26.07.2013 the constructed by the branch and commissioned in August 2013 “Vityazevo” passenger berth was transferred to the branch management for servicing marine vessels of local passenger lines.

 

     In August, 2013 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 460 dated 12.09.2013 the Sargan boat was transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch for performing surveying works in the water area of the seaports of Novorossiysk and Tuapse.

 

     In December, 2013 the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch’s activity on cargo transportation by sea ferry on the route Novorossiysk – Sochi – Novorossiysk was stopped. In the same month under Order of Territorial Administration of Rosimushchestvo in the Krasnodar Territory No. 667-r dated 18.12.2013 the Mekhmasterskikh Berth in the seaport of Tuapse was assigned to FSUE “Rosmorport” and transferred by FSUE “Rosmorport” No. 657 dated 27.12.2013 to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch economic management for using for stay and laying-up of vessels of the port and technical fleet.

 

     In January 2014 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 12 dated 22.01.2014 the Lana boat later renamed into Elbrus was transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch management, for the purpose of delivery of members of state commissions, crews, pilots of the branch on vessels, maintenance of floating aids to navigation in the seaport of Novorossiysk and participating in search and rescue operations at sea.

 

     In February 2014 in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 110 dated 24.02.2014 Elbrus crew boat was transferred to the FSUE “Rosmorport” Sochi Branch management for further use according to its designation.

 

     In April 2014 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 210/k dated 18.03.2014 V.B. Filippov was relieved of his duties by agreement of the parties. By FSUE “Rosmorport” Order No. 287/k dated 14.04.2014 the position of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch director was assigned to A.A. Fomenko. In the same month in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” orders No. 144 dated 17.04.2014, No. 152 dated 29.04.2014 and No. 149 dated 23.04.2014 the Sochi-1 and Shochi-2 motor ships were transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch for sea passenger transportation along the seaport of Anapa-seaports of the Republic of Crimea route. Besides Lotsman-4 boat, designed for delivery and removal of pilots in seaport of Temryuk, was transferred to the branch.

 

     In June 2014 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 307 dated 25.07.2014 the Regulations of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch were amended, in accordance with the amendments, the list of permitted activities of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch has been complemented by six new activities envisaging:

     a) implementation by the branch of activity in the field of use of ionizing radiation sources (generating);

     b) organization by the branch of repair, technical and general maintenance and supply vessels;

     c) participation of the branch in activities ensuring transport safety of seaports water areas;

     d) maintaining in good condition, organization of technical maintenance, repair, renovation and new construction of technical means to ensure transport safety of seaports water areas, performed by the branch;

     e) participation of the branch in creation and operation of objects of sea areas A1, A2, A3, A4 of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, including A3/A4 sea areas in the water area of the Northern Sea Route;

     f) execution by branch of a NAVAREA coordinator functions in NAVAREA XX and XXI geographical areas;

 

     In November 2014 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 508 dated 28.11.2014, 4 tugboats were transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch: Admiral Lazarev, Admiral Serebryakov, General Raevsky for the provision of towing services in the seaport of Gelendzhik, and Irbis tugboat for performance of marine towing, as well as performing maintenance of navigation ensuring systems in the seaports of the Azov and Black Sea coastline.

In the same month, on the basis of Rosmorrechflot order No. AD-433-r dated 17.11.2014, Complex of engineering and technical means to ensure transport safety of water area of transport infrastructure objects in the seaports of Anapa, Gelendzhik and Novorossiysk, comprising radar equipment, thermal imaging and television monitoring equipment intended for monitoring surface situation in established sectors of the seaport of Anapa, Gelendzhik and Novorossiysk water area, was assigned to the enterprise and under FSUE “Rosmorport” Order No. 472 dated 13.11.2014 it was transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch economic management.

 

     2015

 

     In January 2015 in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 44 dated 29.01.2015, Gals vessel was transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch economic management, in order to perform surveying works in the seaports of Novorossiysk and Tuapse, and also in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 36 dated 27.01.2015 Severnaya dredger, Bolgradskaya mud boat and Priliv multicat were transferred in order to perform maintenance dredging in the seaports of Kavkaz and Temryuk. In the same month in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 24 dated 24.01.2015 the previously dismantled “Kosa” berths in the seaport of Novorossiysk were removed from economic management, as well as “Bunker fuel and lubricant storage berth” and “Staryi Pirs” berth in the seaport of Gelendzhik, due to their inoperable (emergency) technical condition.

 

     In February 2015 in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 62 dated 09.02.2015 the Platan boat was transferred from the Sochi Branch to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch economic management in order to perform work on delivery of branch pilots to vessels in the seaport of Kavkaz. In the same month in accordance with Rosmorrechflot Order No. AD-23-r dated 217.02.2015, Complex of engineering and technical means of transport security ensuring in the seaport Kavkaz water area, comprising radar equipment, thermal imaging and television monitoring equipment intended for monitoring surface situation in the established sectors of the seaport Caucasus water area, was assigned to the enterprise and under FSUE “Rosmorport” Order No. 77 dated 13.02.2015 it was transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch economic management.

 

     In June 2015 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 380 dated 22.06.2015 the Regulations of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch were amended. In accordance with the amendments, the list of permitted activities of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch has been complemented by four new activities envisaging:

     a) assessment of vulnerability of transport infrastructure facilities and vehicles;

     b) development of plans to ensure transport safety of transport infrastructure facilities and vehicles;

     c) carrying out activities on water supply and sanitation;

     d) carrying out heat supply activities.

     In the same month, according to the results of an auction Mekhanik Bolshunov and Deputat Usov vessels were sold by the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch due to the unprofitability of their further operation directly by the branch. In the same month, in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 382 dated 02.06.2015 the Kapitan Sokolov, Platan and Zaliv vessels were transferred to the Crimea Basin Branch economic management to use them for their intended purpose in the seaport of Kerch.

 

     In July 2015 the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch started rendering infrastructure services related to operation of facilities of engineering and technical means for ensuring navigation safety of the seaports of Anapa, Gelendzhik, Kavkaz, Novorossiysk, Taman, and Temryuk.

 

     In September 2015 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 529 dated 11.09.2015 clarifying adjustments were introduced to Regulations on the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch, defining the rights of the branch for the implementation of authorized activities, carrying out of which, in accordance with the Russian legislation, requires obtaining special permits, licenses and certificates.

 

     In October 2015 in accordance with FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 566 dated 02.10.2015 the Urengoy self-propelled dredger was transferred to the Astrakhan Branch economic management for use of vessel according to its designation. 

 

     In November 2015 in accordance with  Order of Rosimushchestvo Territorial Department in the Krasnodar Teritory No. 670-r dated 16.10.2015 underwater hydraulic structures: “Taman Oil Terminal” approach canal and “Taman LPG base” approach canal designed to ensure safe passage of vessels with length of up to 252 meters, width of up to 44 meters and draft with cargo of up to 14 meters, as well as operational water area at berths No. 5 and No. 6, intended for safe shipping and maneuvering of vessels near berth, were assigned to the enterprise and by FSUE “Rosmorport” Order No. 636 dated 09.11.2015 were transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch economic management in order to ensure maintenance by the Branch of the required navigation depths at the given port infrastructure facilities.

 

     In December 2015 the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch started providing infrastructure services related to operation of facilities of the engineering and technical means of transport security of the seaport in the seaport of Tuapse. In the same month, by order of FSUE “Rosmorport” No. 682 dated 01.12.2015 the Truzhenik and Kapitan Zadorozhny tugboats were transferred from the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch to the Sevastopol Branch for use in accordance with their designation in the seaport of Sevastopol.

 

     2016

 

     In February 2016 the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch purchased an administrative building with a ground floor and a loft for accommodation of workers of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch Taman Department, as well as an auxiliary building, for storing heating equipment of the administrative building.

 

     In March 2016 the “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch started providing infrastructure services related to operation of facilities of the engineering and technical means of transport security of the seaport in the seaport of Eysk. In the same month, in accordance with Order of Rosimushchestvo Territorial Department in the Krasnodar Teritory No. 176-r dated 03.03.2016 a “Liter C” warehouse for temporary storage, previously assigned to the FSUE “Rostek”, was assigned to the enterprise and by FSUE “Rosmorport” Order No. 125 dated 17.03.2016 transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch economic management in order to use it directly by the branch for placing and storage of aids to navigation, vessel property, spare parts, lubricants.

 

     In April 2016 by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 173 dated 14.04.2016 the Lauver hopper dredger and Aleksandr Shatalov mud boat were transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch economic management for the Branch to conduct dredging in the water areas of the seaports in the Black and Azov Seas. In the same month, by FSUE “Rosmorport” order No. 179 dated 18.04.2016 Katran boat of Nautilus-800 project was transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch economic management for the Branch to conduct surveying works in the seaport of Kavkaz and Temryuk.

 

     In June 2016 the “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch stopped providing services on passenger transportation by maritime transport.

 

     In July 2016, in accordance with order of FSUE “Rosmorport” No. 166 dated 11.04.2016 (as amended on 16.05.2016) the Ligatne dump scow, previously operated by the Azov Basin Branch, was transferred to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch economic management for the Branch to conduct dredging in the seaports the Azov and Black Sea basin.

Based on Order No. 502-r of the Territorial Directorate of the Federal Agency for State Property Management in the Krasnodar Krai dated 28.06.2016 and in accordance with the Order of FSUE “Rosmorport” dated 27.07.2016 No. 356 during the same month the Sochi-2 passenger boat was passed over to the Federal State-Funded Educational Institution “International Child Center “Artek” to use it in accordance with the intended purpose.

 

     In October 2016 based on Order No. 502-r of the Territorial Directorate of the Federal Agency for State Property Management in the Krasnodar Krai dated 28.06.2016 and according to the Fixed Assets Transfer and Acceptance Act dated 25.10.2016 the Sochi-1 passenger boat was passed over to the Federal State-Funded Educational Institution “All-Russian Child Center “Orlyonok” to use it in accordance with its intended purpose.

 

     In November 2016 according to Order No. 578 of FSUE “Rosmorport” dated 29.11.2016 the newly constructed Bata workboat, which was designed for the Branch’s pilots to be delivered and displaced to vessels in the seaports of Kavkaz, Taman and Temryuk, was handed under the operational control of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch. According to the Order No. 542 of FSUE “Rosmorport” dated 01.11.2016 during the same month the Patrulniy Kater vessel that was earlier used by the Yeysk Directorate of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch was written-off and disposed due to its physical depreciation. Besides, in November 2016 based on the Regulation No.822-r of the Territorial Directorate of the Federal Agency for State Property Management in the Krasnodar Krai dated 25.10.2016 three nonresidential buildings designed to be used according to their intended purpose were assigned to the enterprise on the basis of the right of economic management and then were passed over to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch according to Order No. 576-DSP of the FSUE “Rosmorport” dated 22.11.2016.

 

     In December 2016 according to the Order No. 603 of FSUE “Rosmorport” dated 06.12.2016 the newly constructed Kadosh dredging vessel designed to extract ground coat of all categories with the help of hauling drag head and with the use of clampshell-type device, to ship extracted soil to the place of discharge, and to discharge soil to the seashore through bottom doors and from the hold, to the shore discharge pipe through the nose joint in Tuapse Seaport was handed under the operational control of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch. During the same month based on the Order of the FSUE “Rosmorport” dated 27.07.2016 No. 354 and according to the Fixed Assets Write-Off Act dated 01.12.2016 the Azovets pilot boat and the Aleksandr Lunev inshore tug that were earlier used in the Taman Directorate of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch were written-off and disposed due to their physical depreciation.

 

     2017

 

     In February 2017 by Order of FSUE “Rosmorport” No. 53 of February 16, 2017 three assets of real property of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch comprising the dry cargo complex at Shirokiy (Wide) Bulwark were united in order to bring the accounting books of the enterprise into conformity with the Unified State Registry of Real Property. The three assets include: port territories at the existing bulwark, formation of the territories of the dry cargo bulwark and dry cargo area.

 

     In March 2017 under Order No 111 of FSUE “Rosmorport” dated March 31, 2017 the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch Regulations were amended, and the list of the Branch's authorized activities was expanded in the fields of:

– carrying out functions of a builder customer in designing, constructing (reconstructing) and equipping (technically equipping) buildings, premises and facilities to ensure border, customs and other control in the seaports that is exercised at the Russian border checkpoints;

– protecting facilities of the transport infrastructure and vehicles from acts of unlawful interference.

 

     In April 2017 pursuant to Resolution of Rosimushchestvo Territorial Division in Moscow City No 572-r of March 23, 2017 and under Order of FSUE “Rosmorport” No 132 of April 17, 2017 four facilities of aids to navigation in the seaports of Anapa and Tuapse were assigned to the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch for economic management. The facilities include the Anapa front marine light and the Anapa backing marine light in the seaport of Anapa, the marine light and the regular marine light of the Southern breakwater in the seaport of Tuapse, and are designed for ensuring navigation safety in the appropriate seaports.

 

     In June 2017 on the basis of Regulation of Rosimushchestvo Territorial Department in Moscow No. 476 of May 19, 2017, two coastal protective structures and a motor road located in the Bolshoy Utrish village, Anapa District, Krasnodar Territory, were assigned to FSUE “Rosmorport” and transferred to the operational management of Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch by enterprise's Order No. 225 of June 15, 2017. The structures are designed for protection of the Ustrichnaya (Oyster) Lagoon bank. The motor toad is designed for approach of motor vehicles to the Sooruzheniye (Structure) coastal protective structure and Utrish Beacon. Also in that month by Order of FSUE “Rosmorport” No. 215 of June 8, 2017 the Bospor new workboat was transferred to the economic management of the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch. The boat is designed for delivery/removal of pilots and/or pilotage support of vessels heading to the seaport of Novorossiysk. Besides, in June 2017, by FSUE “Rosmorport” No. 228 of June 19, 2017 the Veteran tug was signed off the books and disposed due to full wearing out of its resources and impropriety for further use as intended. 

 

     In September 2017 by agreement with Rosmorrechflot and pursuant to FSUE “Rosmorport” Order No 389 of September 22, 2017 a decision was taken to decommission the PS searchlight tower in the seaport of Yeisk due to its defectiveness and unfitness for further usage.


     Today the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch is not only one of the largest branches in the structure of FSUE “Rosmorport”, it is also a key transport enterprise in the South of Russia and in Krasnodar Territory. Using federal property, the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch ensures a year-round uninterrupted functioning of Novorossiysk seaport, Russia’s strategic port, as well as the ports of Gelendzhik and Anapa. The 400-strong staff of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch, using all the capacities of the branch available in seaports under its authority, render a full scale of services ensuring safe navigation in the port water areas and on harbor approaches.


     Representatives of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch are members of various councils and consulting authorities of Krasnodar Territory and Novorossiysk. Since March, 2009, by the order of Head of Administration of Krasnodar Territory (№ 192 dated 16.03.2009) the director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch is included on a constant basis in the Council for Marine Activities of Krasnodar Territory, together with representatives of major transport companies and enterprises of Krasnodar Territory.