Rosmorrechflot issues permit for land reclamation under LUGAPORT project
Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) has provided Ust-Luga Company OJSC with a permit to create artificial plots of land for construction of sea terminals as part of the 5th and the 6th phase of general cargo transshipment facility at Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga (Leningrad Region) and construction of coast protection facilities which are foreseen for creation of a complex of multifunctional terminals under LUGAPORT project, says project contractor Novotrans Group.
Project documentation and engineering survey findings for creation of artificial plots of land under the project on construction of sea terminals as part of the 5th and the 6th phase of general cargo transshipment facility at Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga have recently obtained state expert approval from Glavgosexpertiza.
Ust-Luga Company and Novotrans Group commence the construction works under LUGAPORT project. It is a multifunctional transportation/transshipment complex including terminals for transshipment of grain, food, dry bulk and general cargo. The facility’s annual throughput capacity is 24.3 million tonnes with total investments estimated at RUB 46.5 billion.
The group of companies "Novotrans" was founded in 2004. At present, Novotrans is one of the largest railway rolling stock operators in Russia and the CIS. The total fleet of freight cars exceeds 25 thousand units. Own repair production renders a full complex of services on technical and service maintenance of freight cars, uniting 4 high-tech enterprises in different regions of the country.
Ust-Luga Company OJSC was founded in 1992 for implementation of the project on construction of Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga with capacity of 180 million tonnes in the Luga Bay (Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea).