CMA CGM commences regular calls to Bronka (photo)
CMA CGM commences regular calls to Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex "Bronka" (Big Port St. Petersburg) from January 31, 2016, says press center of port Bronka investor Fenix LLC.
Container carrier Voronezh operating on Rotterdam-Hamburg-Saint-Petersburg-Rotterdam route being serviced by 1,730-TEU ships delivered containers with consumer goods from China while containers with plywood sheets were shipped to Rotterdam.
The next call is expected on February 5. Container carrier Vladimir will deliver more cargoes to port Bronka.
The long-term agreement for handling and storage of container cargoes was signed by port Bronka investor Fenix LLC and shipping company CMA СGM in the end of 2015. CMA CGM ships will call at Bronka regularly, once a week.
Besides, container terminal of Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex "Bronka" (Big Port St. Petersburg) started round-the-clock acceptance and release of containers from January 28, 2016.
CMA CGM is the third largest container shipping company with a total fleet capacity of 1,807,298 TEU. The company serves more than 400 ports over the world and is one of the largest container shipping operators in St. Petersburg, including reefer containers.
Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex "Bronka" (MSCC Bronka) is being built on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, where the Dam and the Ring Road border the territory of Lomonosov. The Bronka Complex will comprise three specialized facilities: a container terminal encompassing 107 hectares, the Ro-Ro terminal of 57 ha and a logistics center of 42 ha. Container terminal will have a 1,220 m-long quay wall (including 5 berths). The length of Ro-Ro terminal's dock line will be 710 meters (3 berths). After completion of Bronka Phase 1 its capacity will reach 1.45 million TEUs and 260,000 units of Ro-Ro cargoes. In future the MSCC Bronka expansion will help increase the facility's container throughput to 1.9 million TEUs. Upon completion of the port's construction and dredging to the design mark of 14.4 meters in 2015 MSCC Bronka will be able to accommodate Post-Panamax containerships and the ferries of Finnstar class.
Implementation of the Bronka project is expected to generate 2,300 jobs at its marine terminals alone.
The first liner vessel called to Bronka on the 8th of September 2015.
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