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Investments in the port of Korsakov on Sakhalin will exceed 130 billion rubles

Investments in the port of Korsakov on Sakhalin will exceed 130 billion rubles
Photo: sakhalin.gov.ru

Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev arrived in the Sakhalin Region on a working visit. During the trip, he discussed the prospects for modernizing the ports of the Far East and the Arctic. Separately, the parties discussed the prospects for the development of Korsakov, who was visited by Patrushev.

According to TASS, together with the Secretary of the Security Council, Alexei Chekunkov, the head of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East, arrived in Korsakov today. It is planned to create a logistics technopark in the port. The implication is that this will ultimately be an integrated multipurpose port.

As part of the modernization, they plan to reconstruct the terminals, build new ones and expand the boundaries of the port. There will be the eastern transport and logistics hub of the Northern Sea Route. Investments in the project amount to about 130 billion rubles. The port's capacity will be more than 840,7 thousand containers per year, and the passenger terminal will be able to receive about 790 thousand people per year. The project also provides for the construction of a shipyard.

Reconstruction of the port is planned finish in 2026. In 2020, work in Korsakov was planned include in the national project... The largest amount of work will require deepening the bottom: now the piers have a depth of 9,5 to ten meters, while about 21 meters are needed. They will be the main expense item. 

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