Russia’s largest dedicated coal port, Vostochny Port JSC, has selected SK Vostokstroimekhanizatsiya LLC as contractor to complete construction and assembling works at Nakhodka Vostochnaya station as part of coal terminal’s Phase III. The value of the contract is RUB 891 mln (12.9 mln euros).
SK Vostokstroimekhanizatsiya will equip the railway yards with automated verification system allowing to identify numbers of cars moving at a speed of up to 60 km/h. The company will also apply the technology of electric point heating for smooth operation in winter. Besides, sound barriers and outside lighting will be installed at the departure and receiving yards. Total investments of Port Management Company into reconstruction and expansion of the empty car departure yard and construction of loaded car receiving yard at Nakhodka Vostochnaya exceeds RUB 4.7 bln (68.2 mln euros).
Vostochny Port JSC LLC is implementing an ambitious investment project on construction of the coal terminal’s Phase 3 including the construction of the federal railway infrastructure. New terminal facilities will be put into operation in 2017 allowing for port capacity to reach 39 mln t in 2019.
The project is being implemented through private-public partnership. Project specifications have been developed by RZD. Construction works are financed by Port Management Company LLC and Vostochny Port JSC without involving any state budget resources.