KONTUR SPb LLC licensed for loading/unloading of hazardous cargoes onto/from railway transport
On December 5, 2014, Federal Agency for Transport Supervision granted a lifetime license to KONTUR SPb LLC (Baltic Fuel Company Group) for loading/unloading of hazardous cargoes onto/from railway transport.
KONTUR SPb LLC will be able to use the license as early as in December 2014 when Turukhtannye Islands Oil Terminal is put into operation at port Saint-Petersburg at the territory adjacent to the Marine Canal and having the access to the port’s water area.
The Terminal has its own railway branch linking it with the railway station Avtovo via CHPP-14. Two-side discharge rack can simultaneously handle 28 tank wagons.
As of today, the Terminal’s annual capacity is 900,000 t of oil products (export and marine fuel). In 2015, with the introduction of new facilities, the Terminal will be able to boost its throughput to 1,700,000 t. By 2017, Baltic Fuel Company is going to handle up to 2,400,000 t of oil products. When fully operational, after 2020, the Terminal will have the capacity of 4-5 mln t.