Port Bronka equips its terminal with a multi-purpose lifting beam for transshipment of project cargo (photo)
MSCC Bronka (Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka, Big Port St. Petersburg) has acquired a multi-purpose lifting beam for transshipment of long and heavy cargo. The 20-metre long beam capable of lifting 200-tonne cargo was purchased in the framework of the program on fitting the terminal with dedicated cargo handling equipment, says press center of Fenix LLC (MSCC Bronka investor and operator).
The lifting beam allows for different cargo slinging variants to ensure safe transshipment operations.
According to the statement, the new lifting beam will let replace the dual crane application required for transshipment of cargo with irregular shape or offset load.
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 comprises 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).