The first tanker with oil left on the dock of the Complex of oil cargo in the port of Ust-Luga (Leningrad region). The Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Viktor Olersky.
"The acquisition of Ust-Luga first, albeit in a test mode, the tanker represents the launch of a new Russian oil export route. I am sure that he will be able to share the traffic, following today through the Baltic ports, primarily through Estonian terminals ", — commented Olersky.
The deputy minister said that "Rosmorport" completes the program of dredging in the port of Ust-Luga, which implies a circular movement of ships. "I think that the deadline in September of this year, a depth of 17.5 m at the port will accept vessels up to 150 tons," — he said.
Recall that in the port of Ust-Luga, a project of construction of the Complex liquid cargo for export shipment of petroleum products. Declared total power complex — 30 million tons per year. Customer-developer of the complex — JSC "Rosneftbunker" related to oil trader Gunvor. The project is implemented with the involvement of Vnesheconombank loan in the amount of $ 200 million total cost of the project amounts to about 26 billion rubles.