On the 26th of September motor vessel Papenburg delivered mobile port crane Liebherr LHM 800 from Liebherr facility in Germany to Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex (MSCC) Bronka.

The mobile port crane outstanding lifting capacity is 308 tonnes in hook mode and 60 tonnes in twin-lift mode. The first Liebherr crane of the model LHM 800 is produced for and installed at MSCC Bronka.

The mobile port crane will be primarily used for handling of high and heavy cargoes and CONT-RO type vessels.

Liebherr LHM 800 crane will be used as a supporting equipment for provision of the required container vessels operations productivity.

The crane is able to outreach up to 22 rows of over 8100 TEU cargo capacity Post-Panamax Plus vessels.

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 launch of MSCC Bronka operations is scheduled for September 2015.