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  • 2018 February 2 12:44

    Vostochny Port starts building railway park Novy as part of its coal terminal’s Phase 3 (photo)

    Vostochny Port JSC, Russia’s largest dedicated coal port (run by Port Management Company, PMC LLC) says it  has started building railway park Novy as part of its coal terminal’s Phase 3.

    The construction of the Novy park is to be completed in QI’2019. 

    The park is intended for accepting trains loaded with coal and bound for Vostochny Port JSC. It will number 12 non-public railway lines able to accommodate trains of 71 railcars each. Total length of the lines will be 19 km. Form the Novy park the trains will proceed to the dedicated coal terminal of Vostochny Port.

    The non-public park Novy will be built as part of Vostochny Port’s Phase 3. The construction is a part of the project on reconstruction and development of Nakhodka Vostochnaya, the largest railway station in the Far East.

    The project is being implemented through private-public partnership, with the technical specification prepared by Russian Railways and financing provided by Port Management Company and Vostochny Port. No state budget resources will be involved. Total investments into the Novy park are estimated at RUB 2.8 bln.

    In December 2017, Vostochny Port held a ceremonial launching of the new substation “Ugolnaya-2” intended for powering Phase 3 of the coal terminal.

    Vgrangel, Primorsky Krai based Vostochny Port JSC is Russia's largest dedicated open access coal port using covered stations for unloading and transfer of coal, conveyor equipment, rotary car dumpers, shiploaders and the second-to-none system of multi-stage magnetic coal separation. The port handles coal mined and exported by Russian coal companies. In 2017 coal throughput at the terminal reached 23.2 million tonnes, a fifth of all coal exports from Russia's seaports and about 30% of coal transshipment in the ports of the Far Eastern Basin.

    Vostochny Port JSC is a free access terminal, open to all coal producers. The enterprise's main objective is the increase in coal throughput and 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 2018 allowing for port capacity to reach 39-40 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.

    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). In 2017, total coal throughput of the holding's stevedoring companies reached 48.2 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.

    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.




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