Some services in Russian ports to be excluded from the list of regulated services
A draft Decree of RF Government “On Introduction of Amendments into Certain Legislative Acts of the Government of the Russian Federation” has been published by Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) on the federal portal to draft documents. According to the explanatory note to the document, it foresees delisting of some services in sea and river ports as well as services on the use of IWW infrastructure from the range of regulated services.
In seaports: pilotage of vessels; providing of berths; ensuring environmental safety in ports; loading/unloading/storage of cargo (excluding transshipment of crude oil and oil products delivered to ports by pipelines); towing services; servicing of passengers.
In river ports: providing of anchorage, protection and berthing facilities of the port; piotage of vessels; comprehensive servicing of fleet; brokerage services; loading/unloading/storage of cargo; servicing of passengers.
Services on the use of IWW infrastructure: navigational and hydrographic support of vessels; pilotage services; icebreaking services during winter navigation period; passage along the navigable hydraulic engineering structures; escorting foreign vessels along the inland water ways.
The document is available in Russia at the website of IAA PortNews >>>>