Russia: Construction of Muchke Bay Terminal Begins
The construction of a dedicated coal terminal started on the coast of the Tatar Strait in the far east on December 11, 2013.
The builders of the SK MOST Group of Companies have excavated about 700,000 cubic meters of soil as part of the area grading for building a dedicated coal terminal in the Muchke Bay near the town of Vanino.
The project customer is LLC Sakhtrans, and OJSC USK MOST is the contractor. The preparatory work as part of the first phase of the construction project aimed at building a dedicated coal terminal in the Muchke Bay, Vanino District of the Khabarovsk Region started in July this year.
Currently, the work sites and access roads were put in place on the coast of the Tatar Strait; rock and crushed stone were placed in the motorway bed; a view point was paved with concrete, and grading of the area with a footprint of about 200 hectares is underway.
The construction of a dedicated modern coal and iron ore concentrate transshipment terminal on the Pacific coast of Russia is scheduled for the years 2013-2016. The projected annual capacity of the terminal is 10-12 million metric tons, with an expansion potential to 27 million metric tons.
Press Release, December 23, 2013