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 ferry Marshal Rokossovsky
8. Statistics

 

     1. General information

 

     Kaliningrad Department of the FSUE "Rosmorport" North-Western Basin branch with the help of the railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky and multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR provides services of sea transportation of railroad cars, rolling cargo and passengers on the ferry line "Ust-Luga seaport - Baltiysk (Kaliningrad seaport)".

 

     Main technical characteristics of the railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky


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 20,661 tons
Deadweight 11,942 tons
Propulsion power 2х12 MW
Travel speed 16.5 knots
Crew 24 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








     Description of cargo spaces of the railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky

 

     The Marshal Rokossovsky railway sea ferry has 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 ferry.
     The sea ferry provides 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 ferry Marshal Rokossovsky

 

     On board the railway sea ferry Marshal Rokossovsky 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 vessel provides 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 vessel 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 the galley separately from the crew members.

 







 

     Main technical characteristics of the multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR


Class RINA C ✠ roro cargo ship AUT-UMS; ICE CLASS IA
Length 141,6 m
Width 23,2 m
Draft 7,2 m
Gross capacity 12 679
Deadweight 9 490 tons
Propulsion power     7,7 МW
Travel speed 17 knots
Crew 16 people
Cargo capacity
- containers 771 TEU, of which 447 TEU are located on the upper deck and 324 TEU in the hold.
It is possible to connect 30 refrigerated containers on board the vessel
- self-propelled wheeled vehicles Up to 33 units of standard road trains up to 17 meters long, subject to incomplete container loading
Lifting devices 2 vessel cranes with lifting capacity up to 350 tons


Multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR
Multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR


     Description of cargo spaces of the nultifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR

 

     Multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR has one main cargo deck 71.25 meters long and 13.7 meters wide, a tween deck deck 99.6 meters long and 18.7 meters wide and one open upper deck 99.96 meters long and 18.7 meters wide.
     On the main cargo deck there is the possibility of installing removable tween deck decks.
     Loading of wheeled vehicles on the main deck can be carried out both from bridges of ferry complexes and from removable coastal Ro-Ro bridges.
     The open upper deck is designed to accommodate containerized and oversized cargo. Loading on the upper open 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 coastal cranes on the main deck of the vessel.

 

Open cargo deck for loading container cargo
Stern ramp for loading rolling cargo
Cargo space for rolling cargo

 

     Operation of a railway ferry Marshal Rokossovsky and multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR is carried out by the Kaliningrad Department of the North-Western basin branch in compliance with 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 Marshal Rokossovsky railway ferry and multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR 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 ferry Marshal Rokossovsky

 

     Sea transportation services for rail cars, rolling cargo and passengers using the Marshal Rokossovsky railway sea ferry 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 "Ust-Luga - Baltiysk / Baltiysk - 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


     The procedure for the provision of services for the transportation of container and ro-ro cargo by the multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR


     Services for the sea transportation of containerized and ro-ro cargos using the multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR 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 vessel URSA MAJOR 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 ferry Marshal Rokossovsky

 

     Accepted for transportation by railway ferry:

     • 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.


     Ferry 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 ferry Marshal Rokossovsky

 

     Passengers accompanying cargo or vehicles transported on the ferry are accepted for transportation on the ferry. 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 ferry.

     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 ferry.
     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 vessel URSA MAJOR

 

     For transportation on a multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR 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 a multifunctional vessel:
      • 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

 

     Schemes of access and passage to the place of loading cargo, embarkation (disembarkation) of passengers at the 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.

 






     Baltiysk (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 ferry Marshal Rokossovsky 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 ferry Marshal Rokossovsky. Loading on the multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR 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 multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR.

 

     Passenger embarkation/disembarkation procedure

     Boarding of passengers 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 Marshal Rokossovsky. To register, a passenger presents a representative of the Marshal Rokossovsky 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 13.06.2022 to 03.07.2022.

     The schedule of the multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR for the period from 01.07.2022 to 01.08.2022.

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


     7. Information about meals and additional services on board the ferry Marshal Rokossovsky

 

     Passengers of the ferry Marshal Rokossovsky 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 separate galley room in accordance with the meal schedule approved on the ferry.





     8. Statistics

 

     Information about the number of cargo and passengers transported by rail 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 the multifunctional vessel URSA MAJOR


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