Media: port projects that the violator can be excluded from the main plan

The Russian authorities are going to exclude from the comprehensive plan backbone infrastructure (KMI) port projects, which investors repeatedly violated the terms of input or confirm the announced investments, the newspaper "Kommersant" with reference to the Protocol of the state Commission on transport under the chairmanship of first Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov from July 21.

In late July, Belousov instructed the transport Ministry to finalise the mechanism of interaction between the state and investors to encourage investment in the port industry.

As the newspaper notes, the indicators KMI to increase capacity of sea ports in 2019 was not made up 27% (9.5 million tonnes). According to the Ministry of transport, investors now do not have confirmed plans to build up to 2024 a wide range of facilities: multipurpose area port Poronaysk, miner, Posiet, a complex for transshipment of alumina in the Bay of the Vanino terminal for transshipment of LPG in Vanino on the Northern shore of the Bay, Shorts and others, the newspaper said. In total we are talking about the ports with a capacity of 34.5 million tons.

It is noted that by mid-August the Ministry of transport needs to actualize the plans of investors in terms of the input and the objects of financing, after which proposals will be submitted for further work with problem projects. In the apparatus Belousova and companies, the newspaper not given a review on this topic. The Ministry of transport, the newspaper reported that the bill has been prepared and will soon be published on the portal of projects of normative legal acts.

The newspaper's source familiar with the situation, said that the state Commission also discussed the possibility to include in the agreement with FSUE "Rosmorport" requirements for investors to provide Bank guarantees, sureties, pledges, and to report on the execution of the agreements.

In addition, the alternative to the exclusion of projects from KMI may be a shift input rail and road infrastructure in the ports, which is constructed by the state, the newspaper notes.