Services for the carriage of freights and passengers by sea

1. General information

2. Procedure for the provision of sea transportation services
3. Requirements for transported cargo and passengers
4. Places of loading of goods and embarkation (disembarkation) of passengers
5. The procedure for loading cargo and embarkation (disembarkation) of passengers
6. Schedule of the vessels
7. Information about meals and additional services on board the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky
8. Statistics

 

     1. General information

 

     Kaliningrad Department of the FSUE "Rosmorport" North-Western Basin branch with the help of the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky and multifunctional vessels Sparta and Sparta II provides services of sea transportation of railroad cars, rolling cargo and passengers on the ferry line "Ust-Luga seaport - Kaliningrad seaport".

     The sea line was registered by Rosmorrechflot on July 25, 2022.

     The main seaports of the line are the seaports of Kaliningrad and Ust-Luga, the optional seaports are the Big Port of St. Petersburg and the seaport of Sassnitz (Germany).

 

     Main technical characteristics of the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky


Class КМ (*) Arc 4 AUT1-ICS OMBO ECO GFS Ro-ro ship
Length 199.9 m
Width 27.4 m
Draft 6 m
Gross capacity of the vessels
- Marshal Rokossovsky ferry
- Marshal Rokossovsky ferry

20,661
20,724
Deadweight 11,942 tons
Propulsion power 2х6 MW
Travel speed 16.5 knots
Crew 22 people
Cargo capacity
- railway wagons 34 to 80 rail cars, depending on the type of cars and the distance between car couplings
- self-propelled wheeled vehicles up to 58 trucks with a semi-trailer with the length of 12-13.5 m (road train 16.5 m) on main deck (provided there are no railway cars) and 15 trucks with a semi-trailer with the length of up to 13.5 m (total weight up to 600 tons) on top deck. The total length of the auto lanes on the upper deck is 400 m
Passenger capacity
- number of cabins 2 quadruple cabins and 2 double cabins
- maximum number of passengers 12 people


Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky
Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky
Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky
Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky
Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky
Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky
Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky
Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky
Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky
Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky


     Description of cargo spaces of the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky

 

     The railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky have one main cargo deck 185 meters long and 25 meters wide and one open upper deck 82.6 meters long and 24.5 meters wide.
     On the main cargo deck there are 6 railroad tracks ranging in length from 132.2 to 180.3 m for accommodating rolling stock, the total usable length of the railway tracks is 970 m. The main deck can accommodate both railroad cars and motor vehicles.
     Wheeled equipment can be loaded onto the main deck from both ferry complex bridges and removable shore side Ro-Ro bridges.
     The upper deck is designed to accommodate motor vehicles (road trains). The upper deck can accommodate up to 15 trucks with semi-trailers up to 13.5 m long (total weight up to 600 tons). Loading of wheeled vehicles on the upper deck is carried out through a lowered deck ramp installed in the upper deck of the railway ferries.
     The sea ferries provide a stern rolling scheme for cargo handling of railroad cars and automobile equipment by means of a shore railway bridge to the main deck and loading of wheeled equipment through a board ramp to the upper deck.










 

     Description of passenger cabins of the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky

 

     On board the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky there are 2 quadruple cabins and 2 double cabins, equipped with beds, bedside tables, closet and bathroom, designed to accommodate 12 passengers.
     For the convenience of passengers there is a sports and recreation complex, including a gym, a sauna, a shower, a swimming pool and a toilet.
     The vessels provide comfortable accommodation for passengers on board, which meets the requirements of SanPiN RS.
     In residential, public and service areas, anti-noise measures (sound insulation, "floating" floors, installation of equipment on shock absorbers) are provided.
     Fire safety of the vessels is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the RS rules and is ensured by structural fire protection elements, fire extinguishing systems, fire alarms, materials, and a fire-fighting supply set.
     Passengers' meals are served in a dining-room in accordance with the meal schedule approved on the ferry.

 

Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky. Double cabin Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky. Double cabin Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky. Double cabin Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky. Quad cabin Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky. Quad cabin
Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky. Quad cabin Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky. Single cabin Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky. Double cabin Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky. Quad cabin Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky. Quad cabin

 

     Main technical characteristics of the multifunctional vessel Sparta


Class C ✠ roro cargo ship AUT-UMS; ICE CLASS IA
Length 126.42 m
Width 20 m
Draft 6.65 m
Gross capacity 8,831
Deadweight 6,786 tons
Propulsion power     5.8 МW
Travel speed 15.9 knots
Crew 16 people
Cargo capacity
- containers Loaded containers: 180 TEU.
Empty containers: 641 TEU.

It is possible to connect 40 refrigerated containers on board the vessel
- self-propelled wheeled vehicles Up to 25 units of standard road trains up to 17 meters long
Lifting devices 2 vessel cranes with lifting capacity up to 240 tons


Multifunctional vessel Sparta Multifunctional vessel Sparta Multifunctional vessel Sparta Multifunctional vessel Sparta. Wheelhouse

     Description of cargo spaces of the multifunctional vessel Sparta

 

     The multifunctional vessel Sparta has two lower holds with a total cargo deck 50.7 m long and 15.6 m wide, a tween deck 104 m long and 16.3 m wide and one open upper deck 92.6 m long and 16.7 m wide.

     On the two lower holds of the cargo deck, it is possible to install removable tween decks.

     The open upper deck is designed to accommodate containerized and oversized cargo. Loading on the open upper deck is carried out by vessel or shore cranes.

     Loading of wheeled vehicles is carried out through the stern ramp into the vessel's tween deck. It is also possible to load wheeled vehicles with vessel or shore cranes onto the main deck of the vessel.

 

Sparta. Top view of the open upper deck Sparta. Main cargo (rolling) deck Sparta. Cargo hold Sparta. Tween deck Sparta. Vessel crane

 

     Main technical characteristics of the multifunctional vessel Sparta II


Class C ✠ roro cargo ship AUT-UMS; ICE CLASS IA
Length 121.7 m
Width 18.7 m
Draft 7.2 m
Gross capacity 7,260
Deadweight 8,190 tons
Propulsion power     5.8 МW
Travel speed 15.9 knots
Crew 16 people
Cargo capacity
- containers Loaded containers: 213 TEU.
Empty containers: 783 TEU.
It is possible to connect 40 refrigerated containers on board the vessel
- self-propelled wheeled vehicles Up to 20 units of standard road trains up to 17 meters long
Lifting devices 2 vessel cranes with lifting capacity up to 60 tons each


Multifunctional vessel Sparta II
Multifunctional vessel Sparta II Multifunctional vessel Sparta II Multifunctional vessel Sparta II

     Description of cargo spaces of the multifunctional vessel Sparta II

 

     The multifunctional vessel Sparta II has two lower holds with a total cargo deck 70.7 m long and 15.6 m wide, a tween deck 109.3 m long and 15.2 m wide and one open upper deck 96.2 m long and 15.6 m wide.

     On the two lower holds of the cargo deck, it is possible to install removable tween decks.

     The open upper deck is designed to accommodate containerized and oversized cargo. Loading on the open upper deck is carried out by vessel or shore cranes.

     Loading of wheeled vehicles is carried out through the stern ramp into the vessel's tween deck. It is also possible to load wheeled vehicles with vessel or shore cranes onto the main deck of the vessel.

 

Sparta II. Deck
Sparta II. Inner hold Sparta II. Lower hold Sparta II. Tween deck Sparta II. Tween deck

 

     Operation of the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky and the multifunctional vessels Sparta and Sparta II is carried out by the Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western basin branch in accordance with the opening of the ferry line registered by Rosmorrechflot on 25.07.2022 and the license for implementation of activities on inland water transport and sea transport of dangerous goods from 26.05.2020 series MR-1 No. 003694 (valid indefinitely), issued by the Federal service for supervision in the sphere of transport.

     The operation of the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky and the multifunctional vessels Sparta and Sparta II is ensured by a professional crews, all of whose members have the necessary permits and authorizations to work on these types of vessels, ensuring a high level of quality of services for cargo and passenger transportation.


     2. Procedure for the provision of sea transportation services

 

     Procedure for the provision of services for the transportation of railway cars, rolling stock and passengers by the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky

 

     Sea transportation services for rail cars, rolling cargo and passengers using the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky are provided by the "Rosmorport" Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western basin branch through the line agent "Oborongistika" LLC.
     For all questions related to the conclusion of a contract for rolling cargo, deck cargo, rail cars and passengers on the "Seaport of Ust-Luga - seaport of Kaliningrad / seaport of Kaliningrad - seaport of Ust-Luga" line, please contact your line agent or his representatives in the seaports of Kaliningrad and Ust-Luga:
     regarding the transportation of railway wagons:
     "Oboronlogistika" LLC:
     Location address: 28 Goncharnaya str., Moscow, Russia, 115172, opening hours (from 9:00 to 18:00 Moscow time);
     Contact phone: +7 (499) 608-89-93, ext. 3385;
     Email address: info@obl.ru or klevtsova@obl.ru 

     Website: www.obl.ru
     regarding the transportation of rolling equipment and passengers:
     in the seaport of Ust-Luga:
     "ImexService" LLC
     Location address: Sredny V.O. Ave., 4, Saint Petersburg, opening hours (from 10:00 to 18:00 Moscow time);
     Contact phone: +7 (800) 777-50-42;
     Email address: imex.port@mail.ru or imexparom@inbox.ru
     Website: www.imex-service.ru
     in the seaport of Kaliningrad:
     "TBK" LLC
     Location address: Zvezdnaya str., 25A, Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad region, opening hours (from 10:00 to 18:00 Kaliningrad time)
     Contact phone: +7 (4012) 99-41-91;
     Email address: transport@transbc.ru
     Website: www.transbc.ru


     Procedure for the provision of services for the transportation of container and ro-ro cargo by the multifunctional vessels Sparta and Sparta II


     Services for the sea transportation of containerized and ro-ro cargos using the multifunctional vessels Sparta and Sparta II are provided by the Kaliningrad Department of the FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch through the agent LLC “TBK”.
     Location address of OOO "TBK": st. Zvezdnaya, 25A, Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad region, opening hours (from 10:00 to 18:00 Kaliningrad time);
     Contact phone: +7 (4012) 99-41-91;
     Email address: transport@transbc.ru 
     Website: www.transbc.ru


     Tariffs for rail cars, rolling cargo and passenger transportation services using the Marshal Rokossovsky railway sea ferry as well as container and ro-ro cargo using the multifunctional vessels Sparta and Sparta II are listed in the section "Harbour dues and tariffs of the North-western Basin Branch".


     3. Requirements for transported cargo and passengers


     Requirements for cargo transported by the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky

 

     Accepted for transportation by railway sea ferries:

     • railway rolling stock (open wagons, covered and refrigerated cars, tanks, hoppers, platforms) with containers and cargo. Rail cars must have an axle load of no more than 25 tons and a dimension of no more than 1-T (total weight of the car up to 94 tons). It is possible to transport dangerous goods in tare and in bulk in rail cars according to IMDG-Code IMO classification;
     • vehicles (tents, thermoses, refrigerators, truck trawls), including the technical possibility of connecting refrigerated units of cargo vehicles on the vessel;
     • special vehicles (wheeled and tracked) - road, construction equipment, excavators, bulldozers, cranes and other self-propelled vehicles weighing up to 94 tons, height up to 4.7 m;
     • cargo on roll-trailers: industrial cargo, structures, reinforced concrete, metal products, cargo in containers, on pallets, in big bags, piece goods (cargo in crates, boxes), block-modules, cabins;
     • tarn-piece cargo is transported on the cargo deck - deck cargo. 

     The dimensions of transported vehicles must not exceed 4.7 meters in height, 12.6 meters in width and 120 meters in length. The dimensions of the vehicle are measured during loading.


     Ferries transportation is prohibited for:

     • cargo transported in crowd, in bulk or in tanks;
     • cargo transported in vehicles exceeding the established dimensions;
     • wagons that exceed an axial load of 25 tons and (or) have a dimension of more than 1-T.

 

     Requirements for passengers transported by the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky

 

     Passengers accompanying cargo or vehicles transported on the ferries are accepted for transportation on the ferries. Only persons who have been registered and have a passenger ticket, passport or documents certifying their identity in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation, a birth certificate for a child, or a note in the passport of a child, may board the ferries.

     A passenger is allowed to carry no more than three pets.

     A pet weighing up to 6 kg should be transported in a carrier and can be accomodated in a cabin with the passenger. Pets weighing more than 6 kg should be transported in the passenger's vehicle or in a cabin if a passenger carrying a pet buys all seats in the cabin.

     During the voyage, a passenger carrying a pet can walk the pet on the upper deck in specially designated areas upon agreement with the crew of the ferry.

     Accompanying persons are not allowed on the ferries.
     During the boarding, passengers who have been registered are not allowed to go ashore.
     It is forbidden to board passengers who are in a state of intoxication that offends human dignity and public morals.
     At the seaport of destination, all passengers must leave the vessel within the time specified in the ferry's internal regulations, but not later than 2 hours after the ferry has finished mooring.


     Requirements for cargo transported by the multifunctional vessels Sparta and Sparta II

 

     For transportation on the multifunctional vessels Sparta and Sparta II are accepted:
     • vehicles (tarpaulins, thermoses, refrigerators, automobile trawls), including the technical possibility of connecting the refrigeration units of cargo vehicles on the vessel;
     • special vehicles (wheeled and caterpillar), including road, construction equipment, excavators, bulldozers, cranes and others on their own, weighing up to 94 tons, up to 4.7 m high;
     • goods placed on roll trailers (industrial goods, structures, reinforced concrete products, metal products, on pallets, in big bags, goods in boxes and boxes, block modules, change houses);
     • packaged cargo for transportation on the open deck;
     • all types of shipping containers;
      • oversized and heavy cargo up to 90 meters long, up to 18.7 meters wide, up to 30 meters high and weighing up to 8 thousand tons.

      Prohibited for transportation on the multifunctional vessels:
      • cargo transported in crowd, in bulk or in tanks;
     • cargo transported in vehicles exceeding the established dimensions.


     4. Places of loading of goods and embarkation (disembarkation) of passengers

 

     Seaport of Ust-Luga

 

     Directions to the sea passenger terminal in the seaport of Ust-Luga from Saint Petersburg by car

 

     Drive out of Saint Petersburg by car along the Kingisepp highway. Get to the settlement of Opolye, after passing it in 2.8 kilometers at the Alekseevsky crossroads, not entering the viaduct, turn right at the sign "Ust-Luga seaport - 56 km" and go to Ust-Luga highway. At 42 km of Ust-Luga highway in the area of "Tatneft" gas station (on the right side of the road) cross the viaduct and turn right (there are signs "Ust-Luga Port Ferry Complex Yug-2" on the left) and drive 200 meters in the direction of the railway crossing. Cross the railway crossing and turn left (sign "Car-railway ferry complex") and enter the parking lot near the administrative building of the car-railway ferry terminal. Drive through the site and turn right to the gate of the checkpoint (Checkpoint-1) and after getting a pass (contact an "ImexService" ferry line agent), drive to the storage site for loading onto the ferry as directed by a representative of the stevedoring company “ImexService” LLC.

 



 

     Scheme of access to the sea passenger terminal in the seaport of Ust-Luga from Saint Petersburg by public transport

 

     Take the bus No. 841 "Saint Petersburg - Kingisepp" from the stop on Boulevard Novatorov (opposite building 13) near Leninsky Prospekt metro station (exit from the metro to the left on Boulevard Novatorov Street) and go to the bus station in Kingisepp. Estimated travel time is 2 hours. The fare is 450 rubles.

     You can get from the bus station in Kingisepp to the seaport of Ust-Luga by bus No. 53/54 along the route "Kingisepp - Lenryba - Koskolovo - 3". The schedule for the departure of the bus No. 53/54 is attached. On the section of the bus route "Lenryba - Koskolovo" after the bus stop in the village of Luzhitsy in 4.3 km, before reaching the intersection in front of the sign "Multipurpose Transshipment Complex Yug-2" get off at the stop on demand. Go to the opposite side of the road, walk 300 meters to the crossroads, turn left, walk 200 meters to the railway crossing, cross the crossing, after 20 meters turn left (sign "Car-railway ferry complex"), walk 150 m to the administrative building of the car and railway ferry terminal, which houses a where the waiting room is located.

     You can also take a taxi from the bus station in Kingisepp to the car and railway ferry complex in the seaport of Ust-Luga (approximate fare 1,500 – 2,000 rubles). Approximate travel time is 1 hour. The taxi stop is at the site by the administration building of the car and railway ferry terminal, where the waiting room is located.

 






     Kaliningrad seaport


     Directions to the sea terminal from Kaliningrad by car


     Take Kaliningradskoe highway from Kaliningrad and turn left at about 40 km before the "TERMINAL - 4 KM" sign to Sredniy highway. Drive along Sredniy Highway for about 4 kilometers, bypassing two railroad crossings. After crossing the second level crossing, move straight without turning. After 100-120 meters, get to the third railway crossing. After crossing it, go further along the highway, which turns left, for about 300-350 meters to the parking lot near the checkpoint of the sea ferry terminal or the parking lot near the building of the sea passenger terminal. Travel (passage) to the territory of the sea terminal is carried out through the checkpoint after the driver presents identity documents and documents giving the right to travel on the ferry, as well as passing inspection by the personnel of the transport security unit. Passengers traveling by car cross the checkpoint of the sea ferry terminal on foot.

     The passage of vehicles through the territory of the sea ferry terminal for placement on the site of the cargo warehouse is made in accordance with the road markings and signs.

 


 

     Directions to the sea passenger terminal from Kaliningrad by public transport


     From the bus station in Kaliningrad take a bus No. 107 or a minibus 207-E from the bus stop "Teatralnaya" located on Teatralnaya Street (opposite the building of the Government of the Kaliningrad Region) to the bus station in Baltiysk. Estimated travel time is 1 hour.

     From the bus station in Baltiysk to the sea terminal, take a minibus No. 2 to the stop "Voennaya Gavan". Estimated travel time is 10-15 minutes.

     From the stop "Voennaya Gavan" walk perpendicular to the road in the direction of the nearby fence. Walk about 1 km along the fence to the railway crossing, and then turn right and walk to the entrance to the sea terminal area.

     From the bus station in Baltiysk you can also take a taxi directly to the entrance to the sea terminal. Estimated travel time is 10-15 minutes.

 


 

     The scheme of the passage and the way from the railway ferry pier to the building of the passenger terminal



 

     5. The procedure for loading cargo and embarkation (disembarkation) of passengers

 

     The procedure for loading cargo in the seaports of Kaliningrad and Ust-Luga

     Loading on the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky in the seaports of Kaliningrad and Ust-Luga is carried out in accordance with the conditions of a contract with a linear agent LLC "Oboronlogistika" or its representatives for the transportation of goods and passengers by the corresponding ferry. Loading on the multifunctional vessels Sparta and Sparta II in the seaports of Kaliningrad and Ust-Luga is carried out in accordance with the terms of the contract concluded with the agent LLC "TBK" for the carriage of goods on the corresponding multifunctional vessel.

 

     Passenger embarkation/disembarkation procedure

     Boarding of passengers on the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky is carried out simultaneously with the loading of cargo and vehicles accompanied by a passenger.
     Passengers arrive to board the ferry no later than 2 hours before the departure time of the ferry in accordance with the schedule.
     Passengers arriving for departure by ferry wait to board the ferry in the waiting room of the sea passenger terminals at the seaports of Kaliningrad and Ust-Luga, respectively.
     Passengers are registered on board the ferry. To register, a passenger presents a representative of the ferry administration a document entitling him to travel by the vessel, and an identity document in accordance with the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation.
     The passenger presents the accompanied baggage for inspection on board the ferry during the boarding process.
     Passengers board directly on board the ferry at the seaport of Kaliningrad after walking along the walkway of the bridge span of the ferry complex or, in exceptional cases, using the gangway from the railway ferry pier. At the seaport of Ust-Luga passengers board the ferry directly when entering the ferry by vehicle during loading, or on the walkway of the span of the lifting and crossing bridge.


     6. Schedule of the vessels


     The schedule of the sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky for the period from 05.11.2022 to 04.02.2023.

     The schedule of the sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky for the period from 02.11.2022 to 31.01.2023.

     The schedule of the multifunctional vessel Sparta for the period from 28.10.2022 to 27.11.2022.

     The schedule of the multifunctional vessel Sparta II for the period from 01.11.2022 to 01.02.2023.

     Travel time is about 40 hours, depending on the actual sailing conditions.


     7. Information about meals and additional services on board the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky

 

     Passengers of the railway sea ferries Marshal Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky are offered three meals a day.

     The cost of a full meal for a passenger is included in the fare.

     Passengers’ meals are served in a dining-room in accordance with the meal schedule approved on the ferry.


Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky. Dining-room
Railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky. Dining-room
Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky. Dining-room Railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky. Dining-room


     8. Statistics

 

     Information about the number of cargo and passengers transported by railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky.


Year Rolling equipment, units Railway wagons, units The number of transported goods (except rolling equipment and railway wagons), tons Passengers, people
2021

 

     Information about the number of cargo and passengers transported by railway sea ferry General Chernyakhovsky.


Year Rolling equipment, units Railway wagons, units The number of transported goods (except rolling equipment and railway wagons), tons Passengers, people
2021

 

     Information about the number of cargo and passengers transported the multifunctional vessel Sparta


Year Rolling equipment, units Containers, TEU The number of transported goods (except for containers and rolling equipment), tons
2021

 

     Information about the number of cargo and passengers transported the multifunctional vessel Sparta II


Year Rolling equipment, units Containers, TEU The number of transported goods (except for containers and rolling equipment), tons
2021