|This article is part of the CoalSwarm coverage of Russia and coal|
In December 2013, Russian state technology conglomerate Rostec announced its plans to build a coal port in Russia's Far East. The project cost has been estimated at US$1 billion. About half of the funds would be spent on the construction of the transport infrastructure.
In September 2014 Rostec and China-based Shenhua Energy said they planned to invest up to US$10 billion in a coal mine project along with the coal terminal, mining the Ogodzhinsky coal deposit in the Amur region. Construction on the terminal was planned to begin in 2015 and become operational in 2018-2019.
- Sponsor: Rostec (Russia)
- Location: Primorsky Krai, Russia
- Proposed Coal Capacity (Million tonnes per annum): 20
- Status: Construction planned to begin in 2015
- Projected In Service: 2018-2019
- Type: Exports
- Source of Coal: Ogodzhinsky coal deposit, Russia
- Cost: US$1 billion
- Financing: Rostec, Shenhua Energy (China)
Articles and Resources
- "Sea Ports of the Far East of Russia. Modern State and Prospects for Development," FSUE Rosmorport presentation, date unknown
- "Rostec and Shenhua partner for coal port in far eastern Russia," Port Finance International, Sep 5, 2014
- "Construction of coal port Vera to require $1 billion," Steel Orbis, July 1, 2014