Gazprom and Shell to handle oversized equipment for Baltic LNG at Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga (photo)
On 14 December 2017, joint delegation of Gazprom and Shell visited Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga, JSC to discuss cooperation under Baltic LNG project, says press center of CSPU.
An LNG plant able to produce 10 mln t per year for export shipments by sea-going ships is to be built at the port of Ust-Luga, north of CSPU.
Representatives of the delegation (17 members) visited Yug-2 terminal and discussed a number of issues related to transshipment of oversized equipment intended for the plant.
“In 2016-2017 our company underwent modernization of handing equipment and our personnel was specially trained. Today we have unique equipment and highly qualified personnel. That allows for fast and safe transshipment of any standard or oversized equipment”, said Yevgeny Savkin, Actin Director General if CSPU.
Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga OJSC is a stevedoring company operating multipurpose terminal YUG-2 and Auto-Railway Ferry Terminal.
Multi-purpose transshipment complex Yug-2 handles rolling cargoes, mainly new imported cars, containers and general cargo. Yug-2 is the only highly specialized motor car terminal in Russia capable of handling ro-ro and con-ro vessels. In 2016, the company handled 3,550,000 t of cargo.
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