First line ship of Northern Shipping Company calls at port Bronka (photo)
On 26 September 2016, the Kapitan Mironov ship of Northern Shipping Company (NSC) made the first call at MSCC Bronka (Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka, Big Port St. Petersburg) on the Company’s Baltic Line Service, says NSC press center.
Equipment, including oversized units, for Chelyabinsk companies was delivered from the Port of Antwerp.
NSC is looking into further development of Saint-Petersburg – Antwerp – Hamburg - Rotterdam lines, says the statement.
Northern Shipping Company OJSC is among the largest shipping companies in the North-West Region of Russia engaged in maritime transportation of cargo all over the world including the Northern Sea Route. The Company’s fleet consists of multi-purpose dry cargo carriers with deadweight between 2,500 and 14,000 t. They carry all types of dry cargo including radioactive and hazardous cargo.
The capacity of Bronka’s Phase 1 is 1.45 million TEUs and 260,000 units of Ro-Ro cargoes. In the 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 MSCC Bronka will be able to accommodate Post-Panamax containerships and the ferries of Finnstar class. 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).