Reconstruction last five years and will increase passenger traffic to four times.
After the Olympics, one of the areas will be turned into a tourist and recreation zone, a second power drop to 1.5 million tons.
According to experts, project developers will cost no less than 7 billion rubles.
Sochi seaport now consists of two passenger berths with total length of 330 meters, which can accommodate vessels of up to 220 meters. International Pavilion passenger terminal has a throughput of up to 350 people per hour. The cargo berth is equipped with two gantry cranes with lifting capacity of 10 tons each. Since the beginning of 2007 the cargo turnover amounted to 414 thousand tons. Port received 439 ships and thousands of serviced 177 thousand passengers.
According Rosmorporta, there are currently 15 existing berths of the port of Sochi, only three are used to receive large passenger ships. Another seven berths designed for small passenger vessels, local traffic, pleasure boats, sport yachts.
"During the reconstruction of the port plans to build two new pier and protective breakwater. Old Port will remain predominantly passengers, while freight will be brought south -- Imeretinskuyu at bay.
That there will come the goods intended for the construction of Olympic facilities, "- November 19, the captain informed port of Sochi, Vladimir Derkunov
expected that the active phase of the reconstruction of the port will begin in 2009 and be completed in four years.