The governor praised the port

Rostov Region Governor Vasily Golubev November 21 visited Rostov universal port on a working trip to Rostov-on- Don.

The second cargo area of Rostov Universal Port visited Governor PO Vasily Golubev , Regional Transport Minister Jeevan Vartanian , seaport captain Rostov- on-Don Paul Zaharchenko a working visit . Project multimodal transport and logistics hub " Rostov Universal Port" ( MTLU " RUE ") implements transport group " Azov-Don Shipping " program of public-private partnership.

Vasily Golubev said turnover growth dynamics Rostov Universal Port : from 2008 to 2013 turnover increased more than five-fold from 250 tons to 1 million 600 thousand tons of cargo . According to the CEO , " Azov- Don Shipping Company " Michael Shvaleva in 2013 is expected to increase 15 % to last year's figure .

Today Rostov universal port area of ​​100 hectares has seven modern berthing facilities with length 1150 m quay wall Handling at the port are more than 30 pieces of equipment, including 14 gantry cranes from 10 to 65 tons each. Area of ​​open storage area is 90 thousand square meters. m The variety of goods , works with RUE, provided containers , coal, grain, fertilizers , metals , cement, feldspar , sulfur, and other goods . The first phase of the coal terminal capacity of 1.5 million tons per year was put into operation in 2010. In 2011 he began working container terminal capacity of 30 TEU per year.

Michael Shvalev told the governor of Rostov region on the implementation of the project , noting the need for the construction of rail and road approaches to the port , which provides funding from the federal and regional budgets . Within walking on a passenger vessel "Riviera" guests toured the piers and internal waters of the port.

Discussion of the project MTLU " RUE " continued at the Marine Board of the Government of the Rostov region. According to the CEO , " Azov- Don Shipping Company " Michael Shvaleva already planned further invest in the project more than 3 billion rubles of investments . Funds will be spent on construction of berthing facilities for grain transshipment , construction of the terminal for handling fertilizers , secondarily coal terminal and the construction of quays along the connecting channel.

"Rostov universal port will be the largest port in the region - said Vasily Golubev . - Its construction is of particular importance for the development of the area as to attract additional flows from the Black Sea ports of Russia and Ukraine . " The governor gave instructions to the regional Ministry of Transport , including preparation of a road map , which should be clearly defined terms of design and construction of individual port facilities , including federal . We add that the work on the development of land in the Lower Don industrial port zone " Nina " (Rostov -on-Don ) and construction of berthing facilities future port began in 2006 . Project MTLU "Rostov universal port " is included in the federal target program "Development of transport system of Russia (2010-2015 gg. Before 2020 ) ." The total cost of the project is 24.3 billion rubles , including provides federal funding in the amount of 6.4 billion rubles from the regional budget in the amount of 1.2 billion rubles.