Vostochny Port names a Contractor for construction of Phase 3 border checkpoint
JSC Vostochny Port, the largest Russian dedicated coal port which features application of high-technology for cargo handling, and a member of the holding LLC Port Management Company, has chosen a Сontractor for the construction of the perimeter fencing and light of the territory of the border crossing point at the specialized coal terminal third phase, the Holding’s press office said.
CJSC Design and Installation Center Avangard was announced the winner in an open tendering process. The project is valued at RUB 26 million (VAT included).
Scope of work is divided into two stages. On the first stage, the Contractor will install fencing and security lighting of the perimeter of the complex under construction. This will require 1.6 km of chain-link mesh and 59 six-meter supports, equipped with modern energy-saving lamps. The second stage will include the dismantling of existing support walls that separate the existing Coal Complex and the Phase 3 facilities. All works are scheduled for completion until December 31, 2018.
The project meets the requirements of the border regime and ensuring transport security.
Vyacheslav Nalobin, head of the Directorate of Vostochny Port construction site comments: "Once the project is completed, the territory fence will be secured by surveillance CCTV (with 44 digital cameras), some of the CCTVs installed along the shore protection will have 360-degree rotation capabilities, which will strengthen the port security system."
Total investment of LLC Port Management Company in the construction of the new coal loading terminal is valued at RUB 31 billion. The facility will be commissioned and launched in 2018.
Vostochny Port JSC is a free access terminal, open to all coal producers. The enterprise's main objective is to increase coal throughput and provied the best quality of cargo handling services: ensuring an uninterrupted supply chain and loading the commodity to the most efficient types of vessels for the formation of new supply routes.
Vostochny Port JSC LLC is implementing an ambitious investment project on construction of the coal terminal’s Phase 3 including the construction of the federal railway infrastructure. New terminal facilities will be put into operation in 2017 allowing for port capacity to reach 39 mln t in 2019. The coal will be delivered from Kuzbass and other coal fields of Russia. A sole executive body of Vostochny Port JSC is Port Management Company LLC.
The coal port three-phased development and expansion project ensures a complete cycle of operations including automatic unloading, treatment and magnetic cleaning, storage and loading onto seagoing ships including Panamax and Capsize bulk cargo carriers, customs and shipping paperwork. Environmental safety at the port is ensured by state-of-the-art dust suppression and storm water control systems. In 2016, Rosterminalugol celebrated its 20th anniversary.
Port Management Company LLC is Russia's major coal port holding that exercises the powers of a single executive body of largest dedicated coal ports based in the Baltic Sea region (Rosterminalugol JSC, Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) and in the Far East (Vostochny Port JSC, Wrangel Bay, Primorsky Territory).Total coal throughput by the 2016 year-end results of the holding's stevedoring companies reached 41.5 million tonnes, which is more than one third of all seaborne coal exports from Russia. The commodity is exported to more than 30 countries in Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. By 2019, according to PMC' estimates the total annual coal throughput across marine coal terminals will increase to 56.5 million tonnes.
The PMC LLC was founded in 2008. Since then coal volumes handled at Vostochny Port leaped by more than 60%, and in 2016 totaled 23.5 million tonnes. Between 2010 and 2017, the PMC Holding implemented a program of production optimization, handling equipment modernization and upgrade.
In 2016, another stevedoring company JSC Rosterminalugol became member of the PMC Holding. Following the 2016 year-end results coal volumes at Rosterminalugol terminal reached a record high of 18.1 million tonnes.
Dedicated coal ports of the holding, Vostochny Port and Rosterminalugol, are fitted with the cutting-edge equipment for closed transshipment of coal.
A specific feature of the holding’s activities is the search and introduction of the best technologies available to increase coal transshipment and improve environmental safety. The ports boast the world’s best equipment, unique import substitution technologies and self-engineered products.