Handling dangerous goods in ports will be banned in regions at the time of the 2018 world Cup, learned b

© Fotolia / Zhanna ProkopevaМорской port in Russia. Archival photoHandling dangerous goods in ports will be banned in regions at the time of the 2018 world Cup, learned b© Fotolia / Prokopeva Zhanna

The authorities of the Russian Federation, for security reasons, can at the time of world Cup 2018 to stop handling of all dangerous goods in the ports of the regions where the matches will be held, the newspaper «Kommersant».

According to the newspaper, stevedores began to notify customers that due to increased security measures related to the 2018 world Cup, from 25 may to 25 July, will be suspended for the transshipment of dangerous goods «of all classes». The St. Petersburg container terminal Saint Petersburg (CTSP, part of UCL Holding Vladimir Lisin) asked the company to take this into account when planning shipments. If you suspend the sending of the goods impossible, CTSP offered to contact the regional interagency operational headquarters (MOS) for approval processing and handling.

The newspaper’s sources say that the stevedores requested the Rosmorrechflot to clarify which dangerous goods for the restriction. But published clarification is not made clear, and the refinements recommended to go to the MOSH, said one of them. According to another source, there is a possibility that will be completely banned imports of all explosives, toxic, radioactive and infectious substances and goods. And the import of goods of other classes in each case will be considered MOS. According to the publication, the regulations consider MOSH of complaints of business about the handling of certain hazardous cargo is not ready yet.

Handling dangerous goods in ports will be banned in regions at the time of the 2018 world Cup, learned b© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Attachability in fotobounce: Pele could not come to the world Cup 2018В Association of sea commercial ports (ASOP) the request of the newspaper on the list of dangerous goods forwarded to the Ministry of transport, it was also reported that the position was sent to MOS. The Ministry of industry and trade and the office of the Vice Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich declined to comment.

The restrictions affected the industry, the industry is threatened with outages, the newspaper notes. According to a source, the ban of goods «all severities» will affect a wide range of products — from batteries and paint materials to the airbags. He notes that deliveries are planned in advance and now it is unlikely that the company will have time to purchase the components. According to the source, under the threat of stopping at least the St. Petersburg cluster of automotive industry (Toyota, Hyundai, Ford, Nissan) that receives the components of the sea, and Kaliningrad «Avtotor» (Assembly of BMW, Hyundai, Kia).

The championship will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018 in 11 Russian cities: Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-don, Sochi, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Nizhny Novgorod and Yekaterinburg.

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