• 2021 May 21 11:56

    Glavgosexpertiza approves Phase I of handling facility construction at Petersburg Oil Terminal

    Image source: POT

    The works will be conducted at the Coal Harbor of Big Port St. Petersburg

    Glavgosexpertiza (Russia's Main Department of State Expertise) says it has considered and approved the design documentation and engineering survey results under the project on construction of a handling facility in the territory Petersburg Oil Terminal.

    Phase I of the project foresees the construction of a facility for handling liquid bulk cargo and development of additional railway infrastructure and utility lines within Petersburg Oil Terminal.

    The works will be conducted at the Coal Harbor of Big Port St. Petersburg and include the construction of a tank farm (10 vertical tanks of 3,000 to 10,000 cbm in capacity), a double-service discharge rack, railway tracks and train acceptance facilities, three pump stations, two vapor recovery units and other facilities.

    There will be roads of category IV built to all facilities and a 3.75-meter wide fire access road around the rack.

    The design has been developed by Salavatneftekhimproekt LLC.

    Petersburg Oil Terminal is one of Russia’s terminals for transshipment of oil products in the Baltic Region. It is an advanced transshipment facility and one of the largest stevedoring companies of Big Port St. Petersburg. POT offers a hi-tech acceptance of oil products delivered by railway, river and road transport as well as shipment of oil products by road transport, sea-going ships and bunkering vessels. The terminal established in 1995 covers the area of 37 hectares and numbers 37 tanks for light and dark oil products. Its annual capacity is 10 million tonnes. In 2020, POT shipped over 9.2 million tonnes of oil products.




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