Annual capacity of seaports in Saint-Petersburg and the Leningrad region is to be increased to 395 million tons by 2030, up 3by 8% against the year of 2015.
The growth is foreseen by the strategy for the development of transport system in Saint-Petersburg and the Leningrad region presented.
Dry cargo capacity of the seaports is to grow 1.5 times to 168 million tons per year, liquid bulk cargo capacity – by 30% to 227 million tons per year. Annual throughput is expected to grow 1.5 times to 329.3 million tons including 73.1 tons of containerized cargo (up 3.5 times), 84 million tons of cargoes carried by ferries (up 14.5 times) and 4 million tons of Ro-Ro cargo (up 5.7 times).
Average time of cargo clearance and state control procedures at seaports is to be reduced from 90 to 40 minutes. (Portnews/Business World Magazine)