Loading and Unloading Operations

     1. General information
 
     The Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western Basin Branch offers the following services at the railway ferry complex (further referred to as the Complex) of Kaliningrad Seaport in the town of Baltiysk:
  • reception and handling of sea ferries;
  • cargo transshipment according to various schemes;
  • cargo unpacking;
  • cargo aggregation and storage in outdoor areas;
  • related works (engine forced start, towage of transport);
  • cargo (un)securing.
     At the railway and ferry complex it is possible to transship:
  • RO-RO cargoes, including railway carriages and passenger cars;
  • bulk-loaded cargoes according to direct scheme;
  • general cargoes (in containers, big bags, carriages).
 
     The Complex includes a railway ferry berth with a railway lifting bridge, which ensures connection of the berth to the Rider-type and Mukran-103-type ferries, as well as reception of loading ramps from RO-RO ships.  
     The Complex berth wall length is 236.18 metres and the alongside depth is 10.5 metres allowing to handle ferries with the length of up to 190 metres and the draught of up to 9.5 metres. The Complex also has:
  • a railway measuring 7.1 km, where it is possible to place more than 200 railway carriages at a time;
  • a ramp extension for loading passenger cars into railway carriages, allowing to load 18 carriages at 2 levels at a time;
  • aggregation areas for motor transport measuring 10.5 thous. m2 with an approach road;
  • an open warehouses measuring 45.68 thous. m2;
  • checkpoints for detailed examination of railway carriages and motor transport.
     The Complex is also equipped with Komatsu FD forklift trucks having the carrying capacities of 7 tons and 2.5 tons, and with a Kalmar TRX-182 towing tractor.
     The capacities of the Complex allow to handle up to 5 mln tons of cargoes per year, or more than 123 thous. carriages per year.
 
     Handling operations are performed at the Complex by the professional team of the North-Western Basin Branch Kaliningrad Department Railway and Ferry Complex Operation Service ensuring high quality of the services provided.
 
     The Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western Basin Branch operates the Complex in accordance with the license for operation of fire explosive production facilities dated 25.09.2009 No. VP-01-003786 (Zh) issued by Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Atomic Supervision. In accordance with paragraph 3 article 22 of the Federal law dated 04.05.2011 No. 99-FZ “On licensing of the certain types of activities” the license remains in force without limit of time.
 
 
     2. Procedures for the provision of loading and unloading operations
 
     Loading and unloading operations at the Complex are performed by the Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western Basin Brach in accordance with the cargo transshipment contract (further referred to as Contract).
     To make a Contract the client shall file an application to the Kaliningrad Departement of the North-Western Basin Branch by fax: +7 (4012) 36-21-48 or e-mail: SEpifanova@kld.rosmorport.ru. Within 3 working days from receipt of the application together with the documents required for making a Contract, and provided that it is technically possible to perform the requested services, the Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western Basin Branch sends a formal Contract to the client for signing. The client shall return a signed Contract to the Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western Basin Branch.
     The cargo transshipment services are performed by the Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western Basin Branch in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Contract.
 
     Information on the tariffs for cargo transshipment and other services performed by the Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western Basin Branch at the railway and ferry complex is available in the section “Harbour Dues and Tariffs of the North-Western Basin Branch”.
 
     3. Statistics
 
     Information on cargo transshipment volumes at the railway and ferry complex in Kaliningrad Seaport
 
Name 2011 2012 2013 2014
quantity
(units)
tons quantity
(units)
tons quantity
(units)
tons quantity
(units)
tons
OVERALL   1 075 471   909 182   829 282   1 562 419
RO-RO cargoes 4 955   5 153   5 132   5 077  
Carriages 12 559   9 814   8 927   17 674  
Export   2 107   168   1 500   287
RO-RO cargoes 69   12   15   16  
Carriages 10   0   52   6  
Import   2 355   1 364   4 480   4 028
RO-RO cargoes 95   69   167   157  
Carriages 10   0   22   16  
Cabotage   1 047 458   898 683   823 151   1 558 104
RO-RO cargoes 4 791   5 072   4 950   4 904  
Carriages 12 539   9 814   8 853   17 652  
Baltiysk-Ust-Luga ferry line
Unloaded   684 943   614 625   650 503   1 066 590
RO-RO cargoes 2 616   2 591   2 416   2334  
Carriages 7 918   6 819   7 308   12 078  
Loaded   362 516   284 057   172 649   491 514
RO-RO cargoes 2 175   2 481   2 534   2 570  
Carriages 4 621   2 995   1 545   5 574  
 
     4. Contacts
 
     For additional information on the conditions and procedures of loading and unloading operations performed by the Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western Basin Branch at the railway and ferry complex, please call:
     +7 (4012) 36-21-60 (Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. till 16:55 p.m., Friday from 8:00 a.m. till 15:40 p.m., lunch break from 12:20 p.m. till 13:00 p.m. Kaliningrad time),
     or send a request by fax: +7 (4012) 36-21-48, or e-mail: IgorZarubov@kld.rosmorport.ru