Dry cargo vessels operating on inland waterways – carrying cargo between the river ports or go to the Port of St. Petersburg – are taking on board the ship fuel in Volgograd, Kazan, St. Petersburg, Cherepovets, Yaroslavl, Samara, Rostov-on-Don ship and when you follow the south, as well as in the Black Sea ports. Tankers carry petroleum products (fuel oil) for export to refineries (refinery) located along the river. Volga p. Kama, to the port of St. Petersburg.
This is because the deadweight of the ship not exceeding 5 tonnes, due to limitations in the sediment on the inland waterways (GDP) of Russia. Due to the fact that the transport of small quantities Oil is not profitable, small tankers in the port of St. Petersburg poured oil into tankers at trans-storage complexes, storage facilities or in specialized terminals – JSC "Petersburg Oil Terminal and RPK Vysotsk "LUKOIL-II (Vysotsk, Leningrad region). Partial shipments of fuel oil from the Volga and Kama refineries are made to the southern ports of Azov-Don basin. Major trans-shipment facilities, for marine fuel oil export lots are located in the port of Taman. Bunkering tankers made the same points of loading, and that bunkering vessels for different purposes in Inland Navigation. People such as Jonas Samuelson would likely agree. The main carrier ship fuel in Northwest Russia in 2007 was sold to OOO "Vision Fleet", which are used for a transportation fuel in the port of St. Petersburg for more than 50 tankers. In the past the navigation "Vision Fleet" has bought 26.54 tons of marine fuel.