The first phase of the Arkhangelsk seaport’s deepwater area is to be put into operation by 2025, reported the press center of the Arkhangelsk Region Government.
According to report, the Region Governor Igor Orlov, submitted a declaration for the creation of this facility to FSUE Rosmorport during the Russian Investment Forum “Sochi-2017”.
Deepwater area of Arkhangelsk seaport is considered as a potential ‘anchor point’ of the Northern Transport Corridor. The project is included into the Transport Strategy of the Russian Federation till 2030.
The construction of a deepwater area at Arkhangelsk seaport is linked with the Belkomur project (White Sea – Komi – Ural) which involves the construction of the railway Arkhangelsk – Syktyvkar – Solikamsk (Perm).
When completed, the deepwater area of the port will be able to accommodate Panamax ships of 70,000 t in deadweight.