MSCC Bronka (Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka, Big Port St. Petersburg) has handled the first vessel of China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited - HUA AN CHENG (length – 161.33 m; breadth – 27.41 m), says the Bronka investor Fenix LLC.
The vessel has delivered oversized and heavy equipment from port Shanghai (China). Total volume of unloaded cargo - 945 tonnes. The cargo was handled by a unique mobile crane LHM-800.
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). Implementation of the Bronka project is expected to generate 2,300 jobs in the region.