RF Government issues a Decree on signing a concession agreement with Tamanneftegas (document)
On July 28, 2016, RF Government issued a Decree on signing a concession agreement with JSC Tamanneftegas (No 1605-r) for construction of federally owned railway infrastructure facilities to ensure cargo transport between the dry cargo area of port Taman and Crimea. Besides, it will further develop the mechanisms of private initiative in the federal projects related to transport development, says the press center of RF Government.
JSC Tamanneftegas is operator of Taman Transshipment Complex for export oil, products and LPG. The facility in the port of Taman is one of the most promising projects in Russia. The port is located in the deep non-freezing part of the Black Sea coast at the entrance to the Sea of Azov. Terminals of Tamanneftegas were commissioned in 2012. To date, the complex handled over 20 million tonnes. Port of Taman is one of the few infrastructure projects in the South of Russia, which is receiving large 160,000dwt vessels.
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 implemened a comprehensive investment program for the construction of terminal facilities in the port of Taman. The Group has already built and launched a facility for export of liquefied petroleum gas, oil and oil products with capacity of 20 million tonnes a year. In line with the investment program, the company will build in Taman a terminal for handling coal, iron ore, sulfur and fertilizers of annual capacity of 35 million tonnes, and a complex for shipment of export grain with capacity of 14.5 million tonnes per year. OTEKO Group owns and operates a depot of 15,000 oil tanks, a fleet of mainline and shunting locomotives. It has its own railcar repair company located in Ryazan, one of the largest in Russia.
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