The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation issued a certificate of a tenant of the Port SEZ in the Astrakhan Region to PLC Caspiy LLC.
This company implements a project of creating a modern port with a container terminal worth over 27 million rubles.
Its strategic partner is the German company Martrade Holding.
The cargo turnover of the new port complex will amount to about 8 million tons by 2031 with a possibility of a ffurther increase. As a result of the project implementation, at least 800 new jobs will be created.
"This is an anchor project of the Port SEZ which will identify its development in many ways. It stimulates other projects in the Astrakhan Region, including construction of the Northern Bypass, repair of roads and bridges, new orders for the shipyards, development of social infrastructure of the Liman district", - Sergey Milushkin, Director General of SEZ Lotus JSC commented.
He also added that SEZ Lotus JSC signed contracts for design and survey works on construction of the first phase of the Port SEZ infrastructure.
The Port SEZ was created according to the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation № 1792, dated November 7, 2020 in the Liman District, the Astrakhan Region, on the area of 644 hectares. SEZ Lotus JSC was appointed as the management company. The project is implemented due to the orders of the President of the Russian Federation on the development of the International North-South Transport Corridor and socio-economic development of the Astrakhan Region.