Russia's Main Department of State Expertise approves revised project for Phase 1 of dry bulk terminal in Taman
Experts of Glavgosexpertiza (Russia's Main Department of State Expertise) have considered and approved the resubmitted project for Phase 1 of the terminal intended for transshipment of export dry bulk cargo via the port on the Taman peninsula, says press center of Glavgosexpertiza .
The construction of a new port on the Taman peninsula at the Cape of Zhelezny Rog began under the federal targeted programme “Modernization of Russia’s Transport System (2002—2010)” and the concept for the development of the Krasnodar Territory. The transshipment facilities are supposed to satisfy the demand of the country in transportation of dry bulk cargo, redirection of Russian cargo flows from the Black Sea ports of the neighboring countries to the port of Taman and their transportation by domestic fleet.
When fully operational, the dry bulk terminal at the port of Taman will have the capacity of 35 million tonnes per year. Annual capacity of the first phase is 10 million tonnes. Its facilities will be able to handle vessels with deadweight of 15,000 to 25,000 tonnes.
The projects foresees some alterations for Phase 1 including extension of cargo berths NoNo 1,2 and introduction of new conveyor lines and dust suppression points with more equipment to be installed.
The previous expert approval was obtained in spring 2018.