Minister of Transport of the People’s Republic of China visits port of Bronka
On 23rd of August 2018 delegation of the People’s Republic of China headed by PRC Minister of Transport Mr. Li Xiaopeng and Russian Federation Vice Minister of Transport Mr. Yury Tsvetkov visited Port Bronka, the company said in its press release.
Accompanied by General Director of Autonomous Non-?ommercial Organization Directorate for Development of the St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region Transport System Mr. Kirill Polyakov, Head of FSBI Administration of Baltic Seaports Mr. Petr Parinov, Head of North-Western Basin Branch of Federal State Unitary Enterprise Rosmorport Mr. Sergey Pylin and General Director of Fenix company – operator of Port Bronka Mr. Nikolay Negodov, guests visited the unique deep-water terminal in St. Petersburg. Vice Minister of Transport Mr. Yury Tsvetkov described development perspectives of Port Bronka, which is an attractive transport junction for both west bounded and east bounded cargo.
Port Bronka is handling containerized, rolling, heavy lift and break bulk cargo since the end of 2015. Current annual port capacity is 500 thousands TEU and 1.5 mln tons of rolling, heavy lift and break bulk cargo. Port’s operator will develop a railway infrastructure project «South Railway Park» up to 2025 year. The South Railway Park will have an annual capacity of 18 mln tons and will allow handling of minimum 15 container trains per day, enabling handling of round 2 mln TEU per year via quays.
As it was underlined by Mr. Kirill Polyakov that port Bronka is an example of fruitful private public partnership. Private investments comprised 60 percent and were used for shore infrastructure construction and 40 percent of state investments were used for construction of motor vehicles road connection to St.Petersburg ring road and for dredging of approach channel and aquatory of Port Bronka. PRC Minister of Transport Mr. Li Xiaopeng noted an excellent port’s railways and good conditions for further development of railway infrastructure. Mr. Li Xiaopeng also invited participants of the meeting to visit fully automated terminals in Shanghai and Qingdao, as he sees perspectives for further cooperation.