St. Petersburg port Marine Façade revamped Pier 7 to accommodate two longer cruise ships from 2021
Upon completion of reconstruction project in 2021, St. Petersburg Marine Façade Pier 7 will be able to receive simultaneously two cruise ships with LOA exceeding 330 m, PortNews correspondent reports citing the passenger port general director Vadim Kashirin said.
The Pier 7 reconstruction project Phase 1 will be completed in the third quarter of 2019 and the pier length will be increased by 41.6 m to 416.6 m.
Once the project Phase 2 is completed the Pier 7 length will be 483.6 m. The total length of the quay wall will reach 771.6 linear meters and the facility will be able to accommodate simultaneously two cruise ships (over 330 m each). The two-phased project is scheduled for completion in February 2021.
Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg “Marine Façade” PLC is in the ownership of the city of St. Petersburg and is the largest passenger seaport in Russia. Construction of Marine Façade began in 2006. The port can accommodate cruise and ferry ships of up to 330 m long and with a draft of up to 8.8 m. The length and depth of new access channels - 10 km and 11 m, accordingly. The port operates seven piers. The quay wall length is 2,171.06 m.