Dry bulk terminal of OTEKO in the Port of Taman will start handling coal in October, press centre of the Krasnodar Region Administration refers to the Territory Governor Veniamin Kondratyev.
According to him, the dry bulk terminal project at the Port of Taman is in its final phase. The land development and purchase of equipment has been performed, construction of the hydraulic engineering structure is nearing completion, assembling of metal structure is underway.
“In the nearest time the company is going to commence start-up and adjustment of Phase 1 facilities. The beginning of coal handling operations is scheduled for this October”, said the governor.
The group of companies, United Freight Forwarding Company (OTEKO Group) is the largest private investor in port infrastructure in southern Russia.
Since 2000 OTEKO Group has been implementing a comprehensive investment program for the construction of terminal facilities in the Port of Taman. It is expected to become the second largest port in the Southern region of Russia.
Its new facilities will include:
Dry bulk cargo terminal for export of for export of iron ore, coal, sulphur and mineral ore with a target capacity of 35 mln tons per year
Grain terminal with a turnover of 14.5 mln tones
Heavy lift and project cargo terminal
Taman dry bulk terminal will be the first among the Russian ports in the Black Sea to accept capesize vessels with the DWT up to 220 000 t