Under the contract concluded as part of inter-government agreement, the Russian manufacturer shall deliver 363 railway transport units for the Cuban party. Meanwhile, the first batch of 59 bulk sugar hoppers and 118 railway trolleys with a wheel gauge of 1,435 mm (two units per a package) shall be in the Cuban Port of Mariel not later than July 14.
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The multipurpose reloading complex Bronka is one of the few sea ports in Russia capable of receiving and handling oversized freight of almost any configuration. 3,690 tons of outsized and overweight cargoes were transhipped from BBC Citrine vessel in the new deepwater port in June. The vessel with the equipment had arrived at the port from Houston (USA).
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On July 25 the load-out of column and heat transfer equipment, manufactured for AO Gazpromneft-Oil Refinery, took place from OAO VolgogradNefteMash jetty. The fractionator, 49 meters high and weighing more than 280 tons, the 16-meter absorber weighing 133 tons, and two twinned heat exchangers with a total weight of 305 tons left for Omsk along the route passing through the Volga, Northern Sea Route, the Ob and the Irtysh.
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Oil refineries in Russia are postponing start-up of 17 oil re-refinery units. Putting of the oil re-refinery units into operation has been put off at Rosneft plants and at independent refineries – TAIF NK, Mariysky Refinery, Novoshakhtinsky Refinery and Afipsky Refinery.
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OAO VolgogradNefteMash successfully completed a challenge of the operation on shipping two abnormal-sized coke drums designated for the delayed coker unit (AO Gazpromneft-Omsk Refinery). Diameter of each item, made from bimetallic chromium-molybdenum steel in compliance with the most stringent requirements of the Russian and international standards, is 9.5 meters, length – 36 meters, and weight – 600 tons. Until now, no manufacturer in our country has produced coke drums of such considerable dimensions.
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A mega event took place on June 16 – launching a nuclear icebreaker Arktika of LK-60Ya type (design 22220) which is going to be the largest and all-powerful icebreaker in the world. “Baltic Yard – Shipbuilding” is constructing a total of three nuclear icebreakers of 22220 design by order of Atomflot.
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We kindly bring to your attention the photo report of LSEG company highlighting transportation of 48 waste heat exchangers weighing 73 tons and more than 12 meters long each, from the yards in Vorkuta to the offsite warehouse of Yarynskaya CS-2 (main gas pipeline system Bovanenkovo – Ukhta). Overall transport geography – Yamal Nenets Autonomous District. One-way route length – 253 km. Average speed of the convoy – 5 km/h.
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