Within the scope of the project “TurkmenbashiInternational Seaport” constructed in Turkmenistan, ship building and ship repairing yard, ferry and passenger terminal, container terminal, general cargo terminal and bulk cargo terminal are built and Ro-Ro and polypropylene terminal is expanded.
Implementer: Turkmen State Service of Maritime and River Transport of Turkmenistan.
Contractor: “Gap Inşaat” company (Turkey).
Construction period: 2014-2018.
Budget: 1.5 billion USD.
Total area of the seaport: 1.358.484,31 m2.
Reclaimed area: 1.121.263 m2.
Quay length: 3616 meters.
Steel pipe pile: 109.240 meter.
Deep foundation pile: 252.566 meter.
Total indoor area of buildings: 171.085 m2.
Cranes &equipment: 1030.
Total area of the artificial island: 1.692.761 m2.
LOT 1: Ship building and ship repairing yard.
The total area of the project is 166000 square meters. Having the capacity to process 12000 tons of steel per year, the yard is able to build 4 new vessels and to repair up to 20 vessels. The yard is equipped with the ship lift with the lifting capacity of 10000 tons, two rail-based cranes with the capacity of 42 tons and one with the capacity of 84 tons, and 2 wheel-based portal cranes with the capacity of 64 tons.
The new ship building and ship repairing yard will make it possible to conduct repair works and satisfy all service needs of the vessels of the national fleet sailing under the state flag of Turkmenistan, recreational vessels and yachts for guests coming to national touristic zone “Awaza”, fishing vessels and support vessels of companies of the oil and gas industry operating in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea.
LOT 2-6:Ferry and passenger terminal
The total area of Ro-Ro Ro-Pax Ferry terminal is equal to 230000 square meters. The terminal is capable to service about 300000 passengers and 75000 vehicles per year. The terminal main infrastructure consists of terminal building with the capacity of 800 passengers, a hotel for 50 guests.
The total berth length is equal to 256 meters, one side of the berth is a railroad platform for train and the other side will service vehicles. Together with the renewed ferry berth, the new terminal will be able to service 4 ferries at the same time and provide a high-quality service for the passengers and vehicles travelling among the seaports of the Caspian Sea.
LOT 3: Container terminal
The total area of container terminal is equal to 249000 square meters. Being capable to handle 400000 20-feet containers per year, the new container terminal will contribute a lot to the development of the export, import and transit logistics infrastructure of Turkmenistan, connecting the rail, air and sea lines.
The total berth length is 480 meters, thus making it possible to carry out cargo handling operations of 3 vessels with the deadweight up to 5000 DWT each at the same time.
The terminal has 2 ship-to-shore (STS) cranes with the lifting capacity of 70 tons each, capable to process 30 containers per hour, 2 rail-based cranes with the lifting capacity of 48 tons each, and 6 wheel-based cranes with the lifting capacity of 45 tons each, as well as container moving and stacking vehicles. The terminal has the sheltered storehouse with the total area of 9984 square meters, sorting storehouse with the total area of 3060 square meters, and other open areas.
LOT 4: General cargo terminal
The total area of the general cargo terminal is equal to 261000 square meters. The total handling capacity of the terminal is equal to 4000000 tons of general cargo per year, and its build with the purpose to handle materials such as steel, wood, equipment, vehicles and heavy cargos. The total berth length of the general cargo terminal is equal to 625 meters and it is to process 4 vessels at the same time with deadweight up to 5000 DWT each.
Terminal will operate 6 portal cranes with the lifting capacity of 42 tons, 2 mobile cranes, and 1 wheel-based crane with the lifting capacity of 84 tons, and the terminal is provided with the vehicles for cargo transportation. The terminal has the open storage area of 75000 square meters and covered storehouse with the total area of 26394 square meters
LOT 5: Bulk cargo terminal
With the total handling capacity of 3000000 tons of cargo per year, the bulk cargo terminal is built to charge, discharge and store bulk cargos such as iron ore, cement, epoxide, coal, food, grain crops, sugar, salt and others. The total length of the berth is equal to 440 meters. The terminal will be able to process 3 vessels at the same time with deadweight up to 5000 DWT each. The terminal is equipped with 3 rail-based cranes with the lifting capacity of 42 tons, 2 conveyor belts with the loading/unloading capacity of 650 tons of bulk cargo per hour, 5 wheel-based loaders with the capacity of 20 tons, and 1 mobile crane with the lifting capacity of 20 tons. The terminal has the open storage area of 37000 square meters and a covered storehouse with the total area of 8512 square meters.
LOT 7: Polypropylene terminal
The total area of the polypropylene terminal is equal to 62000 square meters. The handling capacity of terminal is equal to 120000 tons of polypropylene per year. Having the total berth length of 750 meters, the terminal will be able to process 3 vessels at the same time with deadweight up to 5000 DWT each. The terminal is equipped with 2 rail-basedcranes with the lifting capacity of 64 tons each.