On May 27 the employees of JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” together with the specialists of LLC “Universal Forwarder” handled the shipment lot of import heavy-lift equipment according to board-to-board variant– from feeder vessel to the river barges. Cargo from Belgium with the total weight of 949 tons was handled by the floating crane “Bogatyr”.
This heavy-lift equipment will be shipped from the port to Moscow and then further to the customer- to “Tyazhpromarmatura” plant (Tula region) for modernization of the manufacturing process of metal products.
Similar operations on handling of out-of-gauge and heavy-lift cargoes are performed in “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” regularly. Besides the floating crane “Bogatyr” with the lifting capacity up to 300 tons Leibherr cranes with the lifting capacity up to 150 tons and twin gantry cranes with the lifting capacity up to 60 tons can participate in these operations.
JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” – is the largest operator, rendering services on handling of all types of dry cargoes in the Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg. It operates by modern specialized terminals for handling of container, reefer, ro-ro cargoes, cars and metals. In 2011 the turnover of JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” amounted to 7.4 mln. tons of cargoes.
LLC “Universal Forwarder” arranges handling operations and forwarding of cargoes in sea and river ports of Russia, CIS and Europe and performs multimodal and mixed transportation, charter of sea and river vessels, works as vessel agent in Azov and Black Seas’ basin. The company has wide affiliated network in Russia.