Arkhangelsk Branch News

Sabetta Seaport Boundaries Amended

Order of Government of Russia No. 1666-r dated 28.08.2015 has amended Sabetta seaport boundaries.

Amendments were caused by joining to the seaport territory of 4 lots and a part of basin meant for Novoportovskoe oil field development.

The lots and the basin, which are situated near Mys Kamenny village on the Gulf of Ob western shore, 360 km north-east to Salekhard, are planned to be used as a site for arctic terminal for all year round shipment of oil.

Modern arctic terminal in Sabetta seaport is essential to create year-round transport infrastructure for sustained export of Russian oil through the most efficient route.

It is necessary to underline that construction of on-shore port infrastructure facilities in Sabetta seaport is already being carried out, it will ensure cargo acceptance from sea and inland transport while South-Tambey gas condensate field development and construction of a plant for liquified natural gas production and use.

From 2012 to 2014 FSUE “Rosmorport” have performed construction of operational basin with auxiliary berths and approaching canal of the seaport with depths of 12.4 metres.

At the moment FSUE “Rosmorport” have ordered construction of the following port infrastructure facilities of Federal property in Sabetta seaport:
- marine canal with 49 km in length;
- approaching canal with 5.6 km in length;
- south-eastern and north-western ice-protection и северо-западных ледозащитных сооружений with total length more than 3 km;
- aids to navigation.

VTS and safe navigating control facilities, administrative building and additional in-port premises are to be built next.

Moreover, apart from on-shore infrastructure facilities the Arkhangelsk Branch provides the following services in Sabetta seaport:
- towage services;
- pilotage services;
- crew boat services;
- geodesic and cartographical services.

Detailed information on terms and conditions of the mentioned services provision in Sabetta seaport and other services in seaports of Arkhangelsk, Mezen, Naryan-Mar and Onega is available in section “Arkhangelsk Branch services”.