Development of Port Infrastructure Facilities and Fleet of the North-Western Basin Branch

Investment Projects Implemented by North-Western Basin Branch

Projects Planned and Being Implemented by the North-Western Basin Branch

 

Investment Projects Implemented by North-Western Basin Branch         


     The implementation of federal investment programs and FSUE “Rosmorport” capital investment programs aimed at developing federal facilities of the port infrastructure in the seaports Big Port of Saint Petersburg, Vyborg, Vysotsk, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg, Primorsk and Ust Luga is one of the major activities of the FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch.

     In this aspect, since 2013 to the present day the North-Western Basin Branch, and previously the Vyborg-Vysotsk, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg and Ust Luga Branches, acting as client customers have implemented the following investment projects to improve the port infrastructure and the quality of services rendered to shipowners, cargo shippers and other customers in the seaports.

 

     Seaport of Big Port Saint Petersburg

 

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     In October 2018, pursuant to Rosmorrechflot Permit No. 78-RU78131000-NZh-39/35-2018 ofOctober 12, 2018, a constructed berthing complex for the icebreaker fleet layup was put into operation in the seaport Big Port of Saint Petersburg. During the construction, the following works were carried out:

     - the construction of Berth No. 89 with the length of the berth wall of 546 meters and the seabed level at the berth of 12 meters designed for mooring of eight icebreakers;

     - the construction of Berth No. 90 with a wing wall, with a berth wall of 243 meters in length and a bottom mark at the berth of -7 meters, designed for mooring of four icebreakers;

     - the reconstruction of the Ugolnaya Gavan hydraulic facility water area on approaches to Berth No. 89 and Berth No. 90 with a wing wall in order to ensure safe navigation and mooring of icebreakers to corresponding berths;

     - the installation of two marine lights with a height of 3 meters, equipped with sector lights, designed for ensuring the safe approach of vessels toward berths.

     The implementation of the project allowed for ensuring safe mooring of the icebreaker fleet of the North-Western Basin Branch at its own berths and considerably reducing the enterprise’s expenses for the lease of sea terminals from operators carrying out the activities in the seaport Big Port of Saint Petersburg.

Berth No. 89
Berth No. 89
Berth No. 89
Berth No. 90 with a wing wall
Berth No. 90 with a wing wall
Navigation mark at berth No. 89
Navigation mark at berth No. 90
Navigation mark at berth No. 90

 

     Seaport of Vyborg

 

 

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     In December, 2013 in accordance with Resolution No. RU 47505101-0026-2013 dated 14.06.2013 of the Committee for Municipal Property and City Planning Management of the “Vyborgsky district” Municipality Administration of the Leningrad region the constructed automated radio technical post intended for radio locational coverage of the approaches to the seaport of Vysotsk from the seaport of Vyborg, and also approaches to the seaport of Vyborg and the Saimaa Canal was commissioned on Cape Bobrovy. Implementation of this project allowed enhancing navigation safety level in these areas.

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     Seaport of Vysotsk

 

 

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     In December 2013 the previously constructed automated radio technical post intended for radio locational coverage of the approaches to the seaport of Vysotsk from the seaport of Vyborg, and also approaches to the seaport of Vyborg and the Saimaa Canal was commissioned on Cape Bobrovy. Implementation of this project allowed enhancing navigation safety level in those areas.

Automatic radio post at Cape Bobrovy 2013  

 

     Seaport of Kaliningrad
 

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     In April 2019, pursuant to Commissioning Certificate No.39-RU39301000-035-2017 of April 17, 2019 issued by the Agency for Architecture, Urban Development and Development Strategy of the Kaliningrad Region, a reconstructed base of aids to navigation, located in the settlement of Rybachiy, was put into operation in the seaport of Kaliningrad. Nine buildings and structures were built, as well as a berth of 50-meter in length on PK330 and a paint-spraying booth were reconstructed as part of the project. Using the base of aids to navigation estate will improve the quality of maintenance, repair and storage of navigation equipment installed in the water area of the seaport of Kaliningrad, including water area of the Kaliningrad maritime canal, in order to ensure navigation safety of vessels calling at the seaport of Kaliningrad.

     In December 2019, pursuant to Permit No. 39-RU39513000-46-2016 of December 4, 2019 issued by the Agency for Architecture, Urban Development and Development Strategy of the Kaliningrad Region, a reconstructed berth No. 2 was put into operation with building of crane tracks of 180 meters long in the seaport of Kaliningrad around Baltiysk as part of the project for the development of a cargo-passenger automobile and railway ferry terminals in the town of Baltiysk, including construction and further operation of a container terminal with a capacity of 300 thousand TEU per year in the seaport of Kaliningrad. The project followed the need to change the category of the berth in terms of operational loads from “II” to “0-k” (ferry to freight), with the installation of a Liebherr P131L-Super rail-mounted container handler with a carrying capacity of 45 tons and a track gauge of 15.3 meters, designed for processing (transshipment) of sea containers. The reconstructed berth No. 2, in its turn, will handle design vessels with a length of up to 160 meters, a width of up to 26 meters, a loaded draft of up to 8.5 meters, a deadweight of up to 22 thousand tons which deliver container cargo with a volume of up to 300 thousand TEU per year to the seaport of Kaliningrad.

Base of aids to navigation in the seaport of Kaliningrad
Base of aids to navigation in the seaport of Kaliningrad
Base of aids to navigation in the seaport of Kaliningrad
                     Berth No. 2 in the seaport of Kaliningrad around Baltiysk Berth No. 2 in the seaport of Kaliningrad around Baltiysk

 

  

     Seaport of Passenger Port Saint Petersburg

 

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     In 2011 the construction of passenger checkpoint through the Russian Federation state border as a part of the sea passenger terminal on Vasilevsky Island in Saint Petersburg was completed. The throughput capacity of the checkpoint allows to process over 2 million passengers and 58 thousand vehicles arriving on the ferries to the seaport Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg annually.

 

     Seaport of Primorsk

 

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     In 2015, in accordance with resolution No. 47-505105-0082-2014 dated 29.05.2015 of the Committee for State Construction Supervision and State Expertise Committee of Leningrad region, the constructed “Vyazy” automated radio technical post integrated into the seaport of Primorsk VTS was commissioned. The post is intended for extending the range of radar monitoring of vessels' movement in the seaport of Primorsk VTS coverage area in the northern part of the strait Berkezund, and enhancing safety of navigation of oil tankers, proceeding to the seaport of Primorsk.

 

“Vyazy” automated radio technical post in Primorsk Seaport “Vyazy” automated radio technical post in Primorsk Seaport

 

     Seaport of Ust-Luga

 

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     In July 2022, in accordance with the permission of Rosmorrechflot dated July 29, 2022 No. 47-RU47507308-ZD-39/56-202, the constructed water area of the Southern District in the seaport of Ust-Luga, consisting of 4 sections with a total area of 73.9 hectares and bottom marks from -12.8 to -5 meters. The implementation of the project made it possible to ensure safe passage and maneuvering of design vessels of the "Astrakhan" type with a length of 173.5 meters, a width of 23 meters and a loaded draft of 10 meters in section No. 1 of the water area of the Southern District, following to the berths of the multi-profile transshipment complex; design vessels of the type "SL-7" and "SO-14" with a length of up to 152 meters, a width of up to 22.8 meters and a loaded draft of up to 9 meters in section No. 2 of the water area of the Southern District, following to the berths of the timber transshipment complex; design vessels with a length of 23.8 meters, a width of 5 meters and a loaded draft of 1.4 meters in section No. 3 of the water area of the Southern District, following to berths No. 1, 2, 3, 4 of the support fleet base under construction at the mouth of the Khabolovka River; design vessels with a length of 116 meters, a width of 26.5 meters and a loaded draft of 8.6 meters in section No. 4 of the water area of the Southern District, following to berth No. 5 of the support fleet base.


 

Projects Planned and Being Implemented by the North-Western Basin Branch


     Currently, within the implementation of the Federal target program “Development of Transport System of Russia (2010-2015)”, as well as its own programs of capital investments for port infrastructure facilities development in the seaports of Big Port Saint Petersburg, Vyborg, Vysotsk, Kaliningrad, Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg, Primorsk and Ust-Luga, the North-Western Basin Branch is implementing the following investment projects in the form of capital investment in coastal and port infrastructure facilities:

 

     Seaport of Big Port Saint Petersburg

 

     - “Olgino” automated radio technical post construction project in the seaport Big Port of Saint Petersburg VTS in order to expand the vessels movement radar control area in the VTS coverage area in connection with the start of heavy traffic of passenger vessels in the seaport of Passenger Port Saint Petersburg and the planned opening of the vessel traffic through the S-2 navigation pass construction, and the change in vessels routes in the Neva Bay. In the prescribed order the project documentation received positive conclusion No. 1062-13/GGE-8796/09 dated 08.11.2013 of the State Construction Expertise Committee, including the State Ecological Expertise Committee, issued by FAI “Glavgosekspertiza of Russia”, as well as positive conclusion of the State Expertise Committee on check of reliability of assessment of the capital construction facility estimated value No. 1067-13/GGE-8796/10 dated 11.11.2013 issued by FAI “Glavgosekspertiza of Russia”. In order to bring the design solutions in line with the requirements for VTS facilities established by the order of the Ministry of Transport of Russia from 23.07.2015 No. 226, the company carried out revision (redesign) of the design documentation. Based on the results of the redesign, a positive conclusion of the state construction expertise of design documentation and engineering survey results, as well as validation of the estimated cost of the facility of capital construction dated 24.05.2021 No. 78-1-1-3-026265-2021, approved by the FAI "Glavgosekspertiza of Russia". On the basis of the positive conclusion received from the FAI “Glavgosexpertiza of Russia”, in accordance with the established procedure, the State Construction Supervision and Expertise Service of St. Petersburg issued a construction permit No. 78-015-0790-2022 dated August 22, 2022.

     Information on the project implementation is provided in "Port infrastructure facilities" section.

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     - berth No. 88 construction project in the seaport of Big Port of Saint Petersburg within the implemented project on the container terminal reconstruction in the seaport, intended for loading and unloading of large containers on container carriers of Kapitan Serykh type with the length of 161.43 meters, width of 25.2 meters, loaded draft of 9.8 meters, and design capacity of 300 thousand TEU per year.

     Information on the project implementation progress is available in section “Port Infrastructure Facilities”.

 

     - a project for reconstructing the general transshipment terminal of mineral resources within implementing an investment project to create a terminal for transshipment of mineral resources in the seaport of Big Port St Petersburg with the design capacity of 11.8 million tons per year. To the extent of the enterprise's liability the investment project envisages reconstructing Berth No 106, including a mooring post, in order to increase the length of the berth wall; building new Berth No 106a of 222.7 meters in length designed for servicing bulk vessels of CH-40 type; reconstructing the St Petersburg Approach Canal (if the need arises on the design stage) to increase its capacity; carrying out dredging operations in the water area of the coal port at the wrarf of Berth No 106a in the amount of 20.000 cubic meters. At present, the Branch and the investment company have coordinated a declaration of intent to invest to the implementation of this project.

     Subject to success of project works, allocation of required financial contributions and receipt of positive conclusions by the state expertise the construction and installation works are planned to be started in the 4th quarter of 2023.

 

     - a project for reconstruction genplan_.jpgof berths No. 12, 13, 14, bank protection of the Gutuevsky boot basin and the Gutuevsky boot basin of the seaport of Big Port Saint Petersburg. The project involves rims construction for berths No. 12, 13 and 14 with increasing the depth level at the cordon of berths No. 13 and 14 up to -8,5 meters, as well as pairing bank protection of the Gutuevsky boot basin at the point of abutting to the wind wall No. 12.2. As a result of the reconstruction, the length of berth No. 12, including two wind walls, No. 12.1 and No. 12.2, will reach 121.35 meters, the length of berth No. 13 will be 199 meters, and the length of berth No. 14 will be 94.5 meters which will ensure a safe approach, maneuvering and anchorage at berths for vessels with a maximum length of 84.5 meters, a maximum width of 21,2 meters and a maximum cargo draft of 6.53 meters, as well as expand the open area of berths for storage and operation of navigation and roadstead parking equipment. The design documentation, developed by a specialized organization through the established procedure, and the results of engineering surveys have received a positive conclusion of the state examination No. 054-17 / SPE-4147/02 of February 27, 2017, including an environmental examination issued by the Saint Petersburg branch of the FAI “Glavgosexpertiza of Russia”, and a positive conclusion of the state examination verifying the reliability of the estimated cost of the capital construction object No. 271-17 / SPE-4147/05 of August 10, 2017, issued by the Saint Petersburg branch of the FAU “Glavgosexpertiza of Russia”.
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     Seaport of Kaliningrad

 

     - international sea terminal construction project for receiving cruise and cargo-passenger vessels in the area of the city of Pionersky of the Kaliningrad region with maximum passenger traffic over 4.8 thousand people a day, as well as maximum cargo traffic of 80 thousand of cargo transport units per year. The project involves pre-formation of a 3.4-hectare area; dredging in volume over 1.2 million cubic meters and bottom marks up to 10.9 meters; the installation of protective hydraulic structures with the length of 765 m; construction of two berths with the length of 725 meters for handling design vessels with the following dimensions: length – 317.25 meters, width – 36.8 meters and draft – 8.3 meters; construction of general port facilities of the sea terminal, including building of the marine station and facilities of the passenger checkpoint across the state border of Russian Federation; construction of the sea terminal engineering support  facilities and installation of aids to navigation. Implementation of this project will contribute to dynamic development of the Kaliningrad region in the field of ferry and cruise transportation. In accordance with the established procedure, in April and May 2016 in Pioneer and Zelenograd City Districts public discussions of design documentation materials, including assessment of the impact of planned economic and other activities on the environment, were held. According to the results of the discussions, the project implementation was generally approved (“Pioneer city district” Municipality administration minutes dated 04.05.2016 and “Zelenograd city district” Municipality administration protocol dated 05.05.2016) with recommendations to take into account the comments and suggestions when finalizing the design documentation materials including environmental impact assesment.

     The finalized design documentation and results of engineering research were submitted to the State Ecological Expertise Committee for consideration received positive conclusion No. 24-E dated 12.08.2016 of the State Ecological Expertise Committee for project documentation, approved by the Directorate of Rosprirodnadzor in the Kaliningrad region, on their compliance with environmental requirements of the Russian legislation in the field of environmental protection. Besides, on December 29,2016 FAI “Glavgosekspertiza of Russia” approved positive conclusion of the State Ecological Expertise Committee verifying the estimated cost of the capital construction object dated 29.12.2016 No. 1483-16/GGE-10751/10. By Rosmorrechflot Regulation dated 02.02.2017 No. AP-14-r the project documentation having received positive conclusions of the State Ecological Expertise Committee was approved. According to the established procedure, Rosmorrechflot granted permission for creation of artificial land plot No. 1, for creation of land plot No. 2 and for construction of marine terminal facilities to FSUE “Rosmorport” by permit No. 39-RU39303000-NZh-39/53-2017 of November 13, 2017 (extended until March 31, 2023), permit No. 39-RU39303000-NZh-39/54-2017 of November 13, 2017 (extended until March 31, 2023), and permit No. 39-RU39303000-NZh-39/55-2017 of November 13, 2017 (extended until March 31, 2023) correspondingly.

     Following the necessity to clarify the design solutions and technical and economic indicators for the construction of the passenger terminal building, which appeared partly because of changes in the requirements for the design and technical equipment of checkpoints across the state border of the Russian Federation and changes in transport safety requirements, as well as the necessity to clarify the design solutions for onshore support buildings and hydraulic engineering structures, it was decided to redesign the project. With the redesign being successfully completed, public discussions of the revised design documentation, including assessment of the environmental impact of planned economic and other activities, were held in Pioneer and Zelenograd City Districts of the Kaliningrad region. In accordance with the discussions ("Pioneer City District" Municipality administration protocol dated 30.11.2020 and "Zelenograd City District" Municipality administration protocol dated 15.12.2020), the submitted documents were generally approved. The updated design documentation and the results of engineering surveys were submitted for consideration to the state ecological expertise and received a positive conclusion from the expert committee of the state ecological expertise of the project documentation dated 09.06.2020, approved by the order of Black Sea and Azov Sea Department of Rosprirodnadzor No. 230-O dated 15.06.2021, confirming their compliance with the ecological requirements of the Russian environmental legislation. The updated design and construction documentation and the results of engineering surveys, submitted to the FAI "Glavgosekspertiza Rossii", in due course received a positive conclusion of the repeated main state expertise No.39-1-1-3-003971-2022 dated 27.01.2022, approved by the FAI "Glavgosekspertiza Rossii".

 

     - project for VTS reconstruction in the seaport of Kaliningrad. The project envisages construction of automated radio technical post No. 5  in the Kaliningrad region in Cape Gvardeyskiy in Zelenograd district. Project implementation will allow to expand the VTS coverage area in the seaport of Kaliningrad, which will enhance the safety of navigation in the seaport of Kaliningrad.The design documentation has been submitted to the FAI “Glavgosekspertiza of Russia” for state expertise. However, due to changes in the requirements of Russian legislation regulating the activities of VTS facilities, the design documentation was returned from the FAU “Glavgosexpertiza of Russia“ for revision. Following the successful completion of the redesign work, the results of engineering surveys and design documentation were re-submitted for consideration to the FAU “Glavgosexpertiza of Russia“. Design documentation and engineering survey results, incl. the reliability of the estimated cost determination, received a positive conclusion of the state examination dated 12.10.2020 No. 39-1-1-3-050881-2020, approved by the FAU “Glavgosexpertiza of Russia“.
     Based on the positive conclusion of the state expertise, the Agency for Architecture, Urban Planning and Perspective Development of the Kaliningrad Region issued permission No. 39-RU39320000-575-2021 dated August 24, 2021 for the construction of facilities.

 





 

     - reconstruction project of the facility "Bank protection of the northern bank of the canal"current_kld_sitplan_beregoukrepleniye_severnogo_berega-.jpg, including cutoff walls, designed to protect the dam body from wave effects, damping wave energy, protect from sediments and ice of the Kaliningrad Sea Canal and the Kaliningrad Bay. The reconstruction project provides for the installation on the reconstructed sections of the bank protection of structures in the form of a tongue wall with a reinforced concrete tip, with the attachment of a slope adjacent to the tip, reinforced concrete slabs; laying of road slabs along the entire reconstructed section of the bank protection; equipment of the mooring site of auxiliary fleet vessels on the side of the channel with installation on the head of mooring devices; carrying out dredging operations in order to bring the bottom marks at the object cordon up to -3 meters in the area of the equipment of the mooring place of the auxiliary fleet vessels. The implementation of the project for the bank protection of the shoreline areas will prevent further destruction of the body of the dam, as well as the skid of the fairway of the Kaliningrad Sea Canal, which directly contributes to improvement of navigation safety on the shipping channel. The project documentation developed by a specialized organization in the prescribed manner received a positive conclusion of the expert commission of the state ecological expertise dated 18.03.2020, approved by order of the North-Western Interregional Directorate of Rosprirodnadzor dated 26.03.2020 No. 165-pr. The design documentation and the results of engineering surveys submitted to the FAU "Glavgosexpertiza of Russia" received a positive conclusion of the state examination dated 03.08.2020 No. in the USRZ 39-1-1-3-035780-2020, approved by the FAU "Glavgosexpertiza of Russia", which confirms their compliance to the established requirements of technical regulations, as well as checking the reliability of determining the estimated cost. Subject to the allocation of the necessary funding, the start of construction and installation work is scheduled for the 2nd quarter of 2023.

  

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     - project for the reconstruction of the facility "Bank protection of the shoreline areas of dam No. 1 PK0", including cutoff walls, designed to protect the dam body from wave effects, damping wave energy, protect from sediments and ice of the Kaliningrad Sea Canal and the Kaliningrad Bay. The reconstruction project provides for the installation on the reconstructed sections of the bank protection of structures in the form of a tongue wall with a reinforced concrete tip, with the attachment of a slope adjacent to the tip, reinforced concrete slabs; laying of road slabs along the entire reconstructed section of the bank protection; equipment of the mooring site of auxiliary fleet vessels on the side of the channel with installation on the head of mooring devices; carrying out dredging operations in order to bring the bottom marks at the object cordon up to -3 meters in the area of the equipment of the mooring place of the auxiliary fleet vessels. The implementation of the project for the reconstruction of the bank protection will prevent further destruction of the body of the dam, as well as the skid of the fairway of the Kaliningrad Sea Canal, which directly contributes to improvement of navigation safety on the shipping channel. Today, a specialized organization is engaged in designing procedures. Subject to the successful performance of design and survey work, the receipt of positive conclusions of state examinations and the allocation of the necessary funding, the start of construction and installation works is planned for the 2nd quarter of 2023.

  



  

     - project for the reconstruction of the facility " Bank protection of the shoreline areas of guard dam No. 2", including cutoff walls, designed to protect the dam body from wave effects, damping wave energy, protect from sediments and ice of the Kaliningrad Sea Canal and the Kaliningrad Bay. The reconstruction project provides for the installation on the reconstructed sections of the bank protection of structures in the form of a tongue wall with a reinforced concrete tip, with the attachment of a slope adjacent to the tip, reinforced concrete slabs; laying of road slabs along the entire reconstructed section of the bank protection; equipment of the mooring site of auxiliary fleet vessels on the side of the channel with installation on the head of mooring devices; carrying out dredging operations in order to bring the bottom marks at the object cordon up to -3 meters in the area of the equipment of the mooring place of the auxiliary fleet vessels. The implementation of the project for the bank protection of the shoreline areas will prevent further destruction of the body of the dam, as well as the skid of the fairway of the Kaliningrad Sea Canal, which directly contributes to improvement of navigation safety on the shipping channel. Today, a specialized organization is engaged in designing procedures. Subject to the successful performance of design and survey work, the receipt of positive conclusions of state examinations and the allocation of the necessary funding, the start of construction and installation works is planned for the 3rd quarter of 2023.

  




     - project for the reconstruction of the facility "Bank protection of the shoreline areas of guard dam No. 3", including cutoff walls, designed to protect the dam body from wave effects, damping wave energy, protect from sediments and ice of the Kaliningrad Sea Canal and the Kaliningrad Bay. The reconstruction project provides for the installation on the reconstructed sections of the bank protection of structures in the form of a tongue wall with a reinforced concrete tip, with the attachment of a slope adjacent to the tip, reinforced concrete slabs; laying of road slabs along the entire reconstructed section of the bank protection; equipment of the mooring site of auxiliary fleet vessels on the side of the channel with installation on the head of mooring devices; carrying out dredging operations in order to bring the bottom marks at the object cordon up to -3 meters in the area of the equipment of the mooring place of the auxiliary fleet vessels. The implementation of the project for the bank protection of the shoreline areas will prevent further destruction of the body of the dam, as well as the skid of the fairway of the Kaliningrad Sea Canal, which directly contributes to improvement of navigation safety on the shipping channel. Today, a specialized organization is engaged in designing procedures. Subject to the successful performance of design and survey work, the receipt of positive conclusions of state examinations and the allocation of the necessary funding, the start of construction and installation works is planned for the 3rd quarter of 2023.

  



 

     - project for the reconstruction of the facility "Bank protection of the shoreline areas of guard dam No. 10", including its cutoff wall, designed to protect the dam body from wave effects, damp wave energy, protect from sediments and ice of the Kaliningrad Sea Canal from the Kaliningrad Bay. The reconstruction project provides for the installation on the reconstructed sections of shoreline areas of structures in the form of a tongue wall with a reinforced concrete tip, with the attachment of a slope adjacent to the tip, reinforced concrete slabs; laying of road slabs along the entire reconstructed section of the bank protection; equipment of the mooring site for auxiliary fleet vessels on the side of the channel with installation on the head of mooring devices; carrying out dredging operations in order to bring the bottom marks at the object cordon up to -3 meters in the area of the equipment of the mooring place of the auxiliary fleet vessels. The implementation of the project for the strengthening of the bank protection will prevent further destruction of the body of the dam, as well as the skid of the fairway of the Kaliningrad Sea Canal, which directly contributes to improvement of navigation safety on the shipping channel. Today, a specialized organization is engaged in designing procedures. Subject to the successful performance of design and survey work, the receipt of positive conclusions of state examinations and the allocation of the necessary funding, the start of construction and installation works is planned for 2024.

 

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     Seaport of Ust-Luga

 
     - construction project of the 2nd stage of transshipment complexes water area (oil products and general cargo) in the northern part of the seaport of Ust-Luga, intended to ensure passage of CH-70 type design vessel with the following dimensions: length overall - 236 meters, width - 32.2 m, draft with cargo - 13.2 m, deadweight - 70 thousand tons.

     Information on the project implementation progress is available in the section “Port Infrastructure Facilities”.

 
     - construction project of providing fleet base intended for mooring and maintenance of the port fleet vessels (tugs, pilot boats, oil skimmers, boom-laying boats, etc.), collection and disposal of waste from vessels calling at the seaport of Ust-Luga, as well as monitoring and oil spill response. The project envisages construction of a waste thermal incineration (disposal) complex, that will eliminate the possibility of discharge of ship waste into the waters of the Gulf of Finland, will allow performing round-the-clock monitoring and oil spill response, will ensure achievement of a new level of the seaport ecological safety and protection of the natural environment of the Luga Bay and surrounding areas of the Leningrad region.

     In connection with the suspension in 2017 of construction and installation works on the project in order to complete the construction of facilities, as well as to bring the design documentation developed in 2008 into line with the changes in urban planning legislation, a decision was made to redesign the facility. The developed new design and estimate documentation and the results of engineering surveys are submitted in the prescribed manner for consideration to the FAI "Glavgosexpertiza of Russia". Based on the results of their consideration, a positive conclusion of the state expertise dated January 12, 2022 No. 47-1-1-3-000757-2022, approved by the FAI "Glavgosexpertiza of Russia", was received. Considering a positive conclusion of the state expertise, Rosmorrechflot issued a construction permit No. 47-RU47407202-VS-39/60-2022 dated August 12, 2022 instead of the previously issued permit dated March 21, 2012 No. AD-39/09.

     At present, the enterprise is carrying out organizational and technical measures to select a contractor on a competitive basis to complete the construction. Subject to obtaining a construction permit, it is planned that construction and installation work on the project will resume in the 2rd quarter of 2023.

     Information on the project implementation progress is available in the section “Port Infrastructure Facilities”.

 




 

     - construction of operating water area with approach channel under the joint investment project on creation a complex for transshipment for the export of heavy distillates in the seaport of Ust-Luga with design capacity of 1.5 million tons. Regarding the enterprise’s obligations, the investment project envisages construction of the operating water area of about 0.06 km2 and bottom marks -8.4 m, as well as approach channel with length of 3 km, width up to 300 meters and bottom marks of -8.4 m, which will ensure safe approach of “Tanker” type vessels with the length of 140 m, width of 22 m and loaded draft of up to 7 meters to the berths of the sea terminal under construction. In the prescribed order, the finalized design documentation received positive conclusion of the State Expertise Committee dated 03.12.2015, approved by Rosprirodnadzor Department for the Central Federal District Order No. 142-E dated 03.12.2015. Currently, the design documentation is submitted to the FAI “Glavgosekspertiza of Russia” State Expertise Committee for design documentation and engineering surveys results for consideration. In case of receiving positive conclusions of the State Expertise Committee, as well in case of allocation of necessary funding, the start of the construction and installation works is planned for 2018.

 

     - construction of operating water area under the joint investment project on construction of a sea terminal for transshipment of fertilizers in the seaport of Ust-Luga with the design capacity over 5.2 million tons. Regarding the enterprise’s obligations, the investment project envisages construction of operating water area with bottom marks of -14 ~ -16 meters, which will ensure a secure approach of “SN-70”, “NG-30” type vessels with the displacement of 74 thousand tons to the berths of the sea terminal under construction. At the initiative of the investment company the works are permanently discontinued.

 

     – the construction of a sea terminal with the capacity of seven million tons for transshipment of mineral resources. Under the investment agreement reached by FSUE “Rosmorport” and the investment company within the enterprise's obligations dredging operations are planned to be carried out at Berth No 1 and Berth No 2 by bringing the bottom marks to minus 16 meters on the space of 60,400 square meters and displacement of 74,000 tons to berths of the sea terminal under construction. This will ensure the safe approach of vessels of CH-70 and NG-30 types. The developed project documentation and the environmental impact of the planned activity assessment were submitted by the project organization for public hearings. According to their results (Resolution of the Administration of the Municipality of Kingisepp Municipal District of the Leningrad region dated 14.12.2016 No. 3179) materials of the project documentation, including EIA materials were approved. According to the established procedure, the project documentation was submitted for consideration by the state ecological expertise. Based on the results of the review, a positive conclusion of the state environmental expertise of 17.10.2017 No. 299, approved by the order of the Department of Rosprirodnadzor in the Northwestern Federal District dated 24.10.2017 No. 564-PR. The design and construction documents and the results of engineering surveys were submitted for consideration by the FAI "Glavgosekspertiza of Russia". According to the results of consideration of the submitted materials received a negative conclusion of the state expertise of 23.08.2019 No. 47-1-2-3-022306-2019, approved by the FAI "Glavgosekspertiza of Russia". Taking into account the elimination of detected comments of the FAI "Glavgosekspertiza of Russia" design and estimate documentation was re-submitted for consideration of the state expertise. According to the results of its consideration, a positive conclusion of the repeated state examination of 02.06.2020 No. 00198-20/SPE-18764/701, approved by the FAI "Glavgosekspertiza of Russia", was received.
     Due to changes in the market value of dredging work during the period of design and approval of the documentation, the design and estimate documentation required appropriate adjustments, including changes in the types of dredging equipment expected to be used during the execution of the work. Appropriate adjustments have been made to the design and estimate documentation in the prescribed manner. Completed design and estimate documentation in the prescribed manner is now submitted for consideration by the FAI "Glavgosekspertiza of Russia".
     With the successful completion of the passage of all required state expert reviews, as well as the allocation of necessary funding, the beginning of construction and installation work is scheduled for the 2nd quarter of 2023.

  


      - construction of the operational water area of berth No. 1A of the universal marine terminal for transshipment of general and bulk cargo in the framework of a joint investment project with an investor company. The investment project, in terms of the enterprise’s obligations, provides for the reconstruction of an underwater hydraulic structure “Aquatoria” by increasing its area to 386.92 thousand m2, as well as deepening the bottom to -17.2 m, which will ensure a safe approach to the berth No. 1A under construction of the sea terminal for transshipment and storage of mineral fertilizers for vessels up to 266 m long, 40.5 m wide and up to 15.4 m draft in cargo. Moreover, in order to ensure navigation safety for vessels in this area, the enterprise plans to re-locate the existing navigation equipment. The developed design documentation, including documents on environmental impact assessment during the implementation of the planned activity, was submitted to public hearings in compliance with the established procedure. According to the results of the hearings (resolution No. 719 of March 31, 2021 taken by the administration of the Kingisepp Municipal District of the Leningrad Region), it was decided to recommend that the design company summarize, analyze and take into account all comments and suggestions received during the public hearings when finalizing the design documentation. The revised project documentation, re-submitted for consideration by the state environmental assessment, received a positive conclusion No. 47-1-02-1-07-0110-21, approved by the order of the Black Sea-Azov Maritime Department of Rosprirodnadzor No. 548-O dated 10.12.2021. Currently, the design and construction documents and the results of engineering surveys in the prescribed manner submitted for review by the FAI "Glavgosekspertiza of Russia".
     In case of positive conclusions of state examinations and the allocation of necessary funding, the start of construction and installation work is scheduled for the 4th quarter of 2022.

  

      - construction project of a universal trading terminal “Ust-Luga” for transshipment of bulk, grain and general cargo with a capacity of 24.3 million tons per year as part of a joint investment project . The investment project, in terms of the enterprise’s obligations, provides for the creation of a navigable water area in three stages. The water area with a total area of more than 114.8 hectares and bottom marks of -17.5 m is to include operational water areas at berths No. 1-5 under construction and be adjacent to the existing Northern Approach Channel of the seaport of Ust-Luga.
     The developed design documentation, including documents on environmental impact assessment during the implementation of the planned activity, was submitted to public hearings in compliance with the established procedure. According to the results of the hearings (resolution No. 3027 of December 27, 2019 taken by the administration of the Kingisepp Municipal District of the Leningrad Region), it was decided to recommend that the project organization summarize, analyze and take into account all comments and suggestions received during the public hearings when finalizing the design documentation. The design documentation finalized by the results of the public hearings, as well as the results of engineering surveys were submitted in compliance with the established procedure for consideration by the state environmental expertise. Based on the results of the consideration, a positive conclusion was received from the expert commission of the state environmental expertise of June 4, 2020, approved by the order No. 632 of June 8, 2020 of Rosprirodnadzor. Based on the results of the consideration of the state environmental expertise, the design documentation and the results of engineering surveys were submitted for consideration to the FAI “Glavgosexpertiza of Russia”, where they received a positive conclusion of the state expertise No. 47-1-1-3-037679-2020 of August 11, 2020, approved by the FAI “Glavgosexpertiza of Russia”, on their compliance with the results of engineering surveys, the requirements of technical regulations, assessment of compliance of design documentation with the established requirements, verification of the reliability of determining the estimated cost. Based on the positive conclusions of state examinations, Rosmorrechflot issued permits No. 47-RU47507300-ZD-39/25-2021 of May 25, 2021 (first stage), No. 47-RU47507300-ZD-39/26-2021 of May 25, 2021 (second stage), No. 47-RU47507300-ZD-39/27-2021 of May 25, 2021 (third stage) for the construction of federal property objects.

  

     - the project for the construction of the Krakolye automatic radio engineering post for the reconstruction of the VTS Ust-Luga. As part of the project it is planned to build a metal tower 42 meters high, install power equipment, place on the tower antennas (coastal radar station, VHF station and the station of automatic identification system) and beacon equipment, install other technological equipment. Implementation of the project will allow to eliminate three shadow zones and thereby expand the radar surveillance zone for vessel traffic in the area of the VTS Ust-Luga.
     Currently, work is being carried out on engineering surveys and design. In the case of their successful implementation, obtaining the necessary state expertise and the allocation of necessary funding the beginning of construction and installation work is scheduled for 2 quarter of 2024.

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