RF Transport Minister names Bronka a prime example of private investments into Russia’s port infrastructure
The Marine Multipurpose Complex Bronka (MMPK Bronka, Saint-Petersburg) is a prime example of private investments into Russia’s port infrastructure, RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said at the meeting in State Duma.
Another example, the Minister says, is the project on construction of a marine complex for oil transshipment in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region and port Sabetta.
“In 2013, the federal budget allocated some RUB 27 bln for the port infrastructure development. Meanwhile, the number of projects with private investments as a key source is growing permanently,” Maxim Sokolov said.
The Marine Multipurpose Complex Bronka (MMPK Bronka) is being built on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, in the place where the dam and the ring road border the territory of Lomonosov. The Bronka Complex will comprise three specialized facilities: a container terminal encompassing 107 hectares, Ro-Ro terminal of 57 ha and logistics center of 42 ha. Container terminal will feature the 1.176 m-long waterfront (including 5 berths). The waterfront of rolling cargo terminal will be 630 meters (3 berths). The Bronka Phase 1 capacity is projected to be 1.45 million TEUs and 260,000 units of Ro-Ro cargoes. The facility’s container throughput is planned to be increased to 1.9 million TEUs. The Bronka Multipurpose Complex will be able to handle Panamax containerships and the ferries of Finnstar class.
Private investors are expected to inject nearly RUB 43.7 billion in the project with the Russian Government investment at some RUB 15.2 billion.
Implementation of the Bronka project will bring 2,300 work places at sea terminals alone. Upon completion of the outer harbor facilities annual direct tax payments to the budget of St. Petersburg will be at RUB 1.7 billion (plus indirect tax due to a multiplier effect – RUB 5.1 bn), the federal budget will get RUB 2.0 billion a year (RUB 5.9bn).