Russia plans to build unique mobile sea port

Russia plans to build unique mobile sea port

PanARMENIAN.Net - Russian state corporation Rostec plans to launch a unique mobile sea port, in which several companies from BRICS nations have shown interest, according to RIA Novosti.

"Moscow's design bureau Compas is introducing into the market a unique independent development, a mobile multifunctional sea port, which can be set out at any unequipped shore within just a month," the company said in a press release Friday, Aug 8.

The structure is made of floating docks and pontoons and has everything essential for its operation, including communication and monitoring systems and an independent power supply.

The cost of the mobile port is several times lower than that of a stationary one, which allows the project to pay off more quickly, Rostec said.

"The mobile port complex has undergone all the necessary tests by now. A range of companies from BRICS countries [Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa] have expressed interest in the project.

Today, African and Latin American countries are extremely interested in expanding foreign economic trade relations," Rostec’s press service quoted Compas' CEO Vladimir Maslyuk as saying.

The port is equipped with damage control, fire protection and water pumping systems. It can be used in fresh and saline waters with a depth of 2 to 100 meters (7 to 328 feet) in moderate sea conditions, with the wave height of 1.5 meters (5 feet). The port can handle a sea level variation of 6 meters between high and low tides.

 Top stories
"We are concerned about the state of the European project," the foreign ministers of the Six said in a statement after talks.
The Siege Watch report says 1.09 million people are living in 46 besieged communities in Syria, far more than the 18 listed by the UN.
Rebel-held areas in and around Aleppo are still home to 350,000 people, and aid workers have said they could soon fall to the government.
The launch would be in defiance of repeated warnings by governments who suspect it is a banned test of ballistic missile technology.
Partner news