Agreement on Murmansk transport hub
The parties have agreed to coordinate their joint actions in the analysis and monitoring of the works on design and construction of transport and port infrastructure objects as well as to coordinate efforts on attracting investments in the development of transport and port infrastructure on the territory of the Murmansk region.
“Agreement on the Murmansk transport hub is intended to give dynamism to the project. In recent years significant changes have happened that require updating of the project. The implementation of our plans is only possible with close cooperation of all stakeholders, "- said the Governor.
As noted in the document as part of the adjustment of the general scheme of Murmansk transport hub, the management company at her own expense and at the expense of borrowed funds is obliged to carry out work on the refinement of the cargo base and range of goods planned to be transloaded through developing transshipment complexes of the transport hub, define a list of objects of private and public investment, and implementation schedule of design, construction and commissioning of facilities. It also provides the integration of design solutions, creates proposals for linking all sources of financing through public-private partnership, provides coordination of projects, prepares drafts of amendments to the scheme of territorial planning of the Russian Federation in the field of federal transportation, participates in the process of attracting investors to create objects of transport and port infrastructure. All of these actions are carried out in coordination and constant exchange of information with the Government of the Murmansk region, the municipalities of the region, the Ministry of Transport of Russia, the Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport, “Rostransmodernizatsiya” (Federal State Institution), “ROSMORPORT” (Federal State Unitary Enterprise), JSC "Russian Railways".
“We proceed from the fact that the project should be given the real prospects. Now we associate high expectations with the formation of the gas-petrochemical cluster in the Murmansk region”, - said Mr. Shapovalyants A.
Among the specific areas of cooperation it is planned to elaborate and make changes in the general scheme of development of Murmansk transport hub, to carry out activities for forming transport hub in Murmansk, including marine, railway and bus terminals, as well as transport links between them, to ensure interaction with JSC Interregional Company “Belkomur” to align and synchronize the two projects.
Besides that the possibility of creating the Managing Company of Special Economic Port Zone of Murmansk on the basis of JSC Managing Company “Murmansk Transport Hub” is being considered.