Within the framework of the working visit the Head of State will both visit the transshipment terminal in Novorossiysk and hold a meeting regarding the transport infrastructure development in the country’s south.
As reported by the Press-Service of the head of the administration (Governor) of Krasnodar region, Veniamin Kondratyev, head of the region, attends the President during his visit.
Vladimir Putin will participate in the event dedicated to the commissioning of a technological tunnel "Sheskharis-Grushovaya" on the Black Sea in Novorossiysk. The tunnel constitutes a reinforced concrete structure extending for 3.2 km together with 9 pipelines. The Head of State will also hold a meeting addressing the issue of developing the transport infrastructure in the south of Russia.
It should be added that the complex "Sheskharis" stands as an endpoint of the main pipelines "Transneft" in Krasnodar region, which serve as oil transportation channels for the Western Siberian, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan fields. The transshipment complex incorporates a tank farm, a technological tunnel with the pipelines via the Markotkh Range, technological pipelines and utility facilities.