Massive investment drives huge growth... | 2017-02-19 12:18 UTC

Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg. Source: UCL Holding Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg (CTSP, member of UCL Holding), Russia, invested about RUR 1.5 bln (approx. USD 22.4 mln) in the terminal development in 2016, which is 2.3 times more than in 2015. The funding was used to purchase new equipment and upgrading engineering facilities, as announced in the companys press release this week. Thus, the major part (RUR 1.2 bln) was spent on acquisition of handling equipment, vehicles and tools. In 2016 the company bought two mobile harbour cranes Liebherr LHM-550, including spreaders, with maximum lifting capacity of 140t; three 40t RTG cranes by Konecranes; three 45t Kalmar reach stackers and seven Kalmar terminal tractors with 65t Seacom semitrailers. To make operations safer, anti-collision laser sensors were installed on the STS and RTG cranes. In order to comply with the SOLAS container weight verification requirements, the terminal purchased BCA-P weighbridge registering the

By PortToday on 2017-02-19 12:18 UTC
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