Details of the logistics center project to be developed on the territory adjacent to the railway bridge over the Amur River between Nizhneleninskoe in Russia and Tunjian in China that was recently put into operation were discussed in a meeting with the investor and the Far East and Arctic Development Corporation last week.
According to the Far East and Arctic Development Corporation press office, the investor, United Oil and Gas Chemical Company, plans the logistics center as a hub for various export and import goods and raw materials.
The project envisages developing two handling and storage facilities, one for coal with an annual capacity of up to 3 mn tons and the other for liquefied petroleum gas and pentane-hexane fraction with an annual capacity of 0.5 mn tons.
Other facilities to be built on the territory include a 4 mn ton oil terminal, and oil tank farm for 0.5 mn tons, a container terminal tor 100,000 TEU per annum, and warehouses and workshops.
The first stage of the terminal that envisages building two rail connections, of Russian and Chinese gauge standard, to the stations of Leninsk-1 and Leninsk-2 is planned to be put into operation in 2024.
At stage 2, container storage and handling infrastructure is to be built, after that warehousing facilities and workshops are to be put up. Finally, at stage 4, the gas storage station and oil tank farm are to be built.
The project is worth 30 bn rubles ($50.3 mn). The logistics center will cover an area of 239 hectares.