Rosterminalugol completes construction of water treatment facilities (photo)
Rosterminalugol JSC, the largest dedicated coal terminal in the Baltic region is introducing advanced European technologies of water treatment under its environmental programme with allocations of over RUB 80 mln. According to the company’s press center, the works being performed by AWAS International GmbH with more than 40 years of experience in water treatment are to be completed by the end of 2016.
Complete reconstruction of water treatment facilities is carried out in the framework of the terminal modernization undertaken by Managing Port Company LLC, a sole executive body of Rosterminalugol JSC.
The new automated water treatment system is based on nano-flotation technology.
Apart from the reconstruction of water treatment facilities the terminal will get a system for supplying drinking water to the entire terminal.
Rosterminalugol JSC (port Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) is the largest dedicated coal terminal in the North-West region of Russia. The terminal built with the application of the innovative technologies is intended to supply Russian coal produced in Kuzbass and other coal fields to the customers in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America. The terminal was founded in 1996 under the programme on establishment of a commercial seaport in Ust-Luga. In 2016, Rosterminalugol entered the holding run by Managing Port Company LLC.
In 2015, throughput of Rosterminalugol grew by 13%, year-on-year, to a record high result of 17.5 mln t (62% of coal transshipment in the ports of Russia’s Baltic Basin). In 2016, Managing Port Company LLC launched the project on further modernization of the terminal.