In Kalmykia will be the first sea port, the total capacity of which is estimated at 12.5 million tons per year. It will be located in Lagan.
On the construction of port said in the changed scheme of territorial planning of the Russian Federation in the field of Federal transport. It is expected that the new port will operate the grain terminal with capacity of 5 million tons, liquid cargo terminal with a capacity of 0.5 million tons and container terminal with capacity of 5 million tonnes and a terminal for transshipment of General cargo of 2 million tonnes per year.
As reported by TASS with reference to the head of the steppe Republic to bath Hasikov, the construction cost is estimated at 41.3 billion. New and the only way, in Kalmykia, the port will not compete with other ports of neighboring regions, but will complement them, extending export opportunities to Russia.
the advantages of the port is called the year-round navigation, proximity to rail and road links.