• 2017 March 27

    RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov

    About work done in water transport sector and on plans for 2017

    - In 2016, a number of large scale projects were implemented in the sphere of water transport. In particular, port Bronka in Saint-Petersburg became fully operational. The most significant thing is the sustainable growth shown by the industry amid the general economic decline ... 

    We did not forget about seaborne transportation of passengers.  The buildings of passenger terminals were opened in Murmansk and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Kerch ferry service also demonstrated record high results – over 6 mln passengers were serviced by its ferries. 

    In 2017, we will focus on the projects related to the preparations for the World Cup ... Construction of approaches to the Crimea bridge ... including the remote ones, development of transit corridors like Europe – Western China ... Development of BAM and Transsib.

    Recorded by IAA PortNews at the media conference.