Transportation Ministry releases regulations for Port of Primorsk
The Russian Ministry of Transportation has published a draft order "On approval of the Mandatory Regulations at the Port of Primorsk."
The regulations for the port of Primorsk were developed pursuant to the Federal Law (№ 261-FZ, Nov. 8, 2007) "On the Sea Ports of the Russian Federation, and on Amendments to the Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation," according to the Federal Law (№ 81-FZ, Apr 30, 1999) “Merchant Shipping Code of the Russian Federation” and General Rules of Navigation and Anchorage in the Ports of the Russian Federation and its access channels.
The freezing port of Primorsk is located at the north-eastern shore of the Strait B'yerkezund of the Gulf of Finland. The port equipped with border crossing point is open year round for the international maritime cargo traffic. The port provides icebreaker assistance during winter season in accordance with the General Rules and Regulations hereof.
The port specializes in handling of export crude oil and petroleum products of the IMO hazard Class 3, and other types of cargoes.
Port of Primorsk handles double-hull, double-bottom oil tankers complying with Annex I of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973.