Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg’s allocations for its development programme totaled RUB 413.5 million in 9M’2018
From the beginning of 2018, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (SP SPb, a company of UCL Holding) allocated RUB 413.5 million for implementation of its development programme, says the company.
According to the statement, more than 80% of the amount were allocated for the purchase of new equipment. In particular, the port made advance payment for two full-revolving electric portal cranes Vityaz, one of which is already being installed at the berth. The cranes are intended for handling all types of cargo in grab/hook/magnet/spreader/transfer modes.
By the end of the year, the company’s fleet of hoisting and handling equipment will be expanded with 18 new forklift trucks with capacity of 2.5 to 33 tonnes for handling of loose/bulk cargo and 8 rolltrailers of up to 75 tonnes in capacity. Besides, the company has purchased side clamps, beams and spreaders for container handling.
For the modernization of its port infrastructure SP SPb boosted its allocations for retrofit of its water disposal system, improvement of its power system facilities and gate check system. From the beginning of the year, the company has replaced more than 20 kilometers of utility networks.
Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (a company of UCL Port – stevedoring division of the International Transportation Group UCL Holding) is the largest operator, rendering services on handling of all types of dry cargoes at Big Port St. Petersburg. It operates modern multipurpose specialized terminals for handling of general and bulk cargoes and specialized terminals for ro-ro cargoes and containers. In 2017, the company handled 6.9 million tonnes of cargo.