MSCC Bronka Operations to Start Soon
- Business & Finance
Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex “Bronka” has just received its second commercial ship before its official opening next month.
According to the project investor Fenix LLC, a commercial ship from Germany entered the port with two Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes. The cranes, ordered for MSCC Bronka and assembled at the production facilities of Liebherr Container Cranes in Rostock, will be able to handle Post-Panamax Plus ships carrying up to 8,100 TEUs in 18 rows.
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 of three specialized facilities: a container terminal encompassing 107 hectares, the Ro-Ro terminal of 57 ha and a logistics center of 42 ha.
At the moment, most of the dredging works have been completed on time. Upon completion of the port’s construction and dredging to the design mark of 14.4 meters, MSCC Bronka will be able to accommodate Post-Panamax containerships and the ferries of Finnstar class. The launch of MSCC Bronka operations is scheduled for September 2015.