The specialists of OJSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” (“SP SPb”) successfully completed the operation on handling of out-of-gauge heavy-lift equipment for Russian oil and gas companies. Shipment lot including 89 cargo units with the total weight of 1 672 tons arrived from Canada aboard the vessel called Hansa Heavy Lift Tokyo.
The operation on discharge of the vessel took less than 2 days. Special technological scheme for handling of out-of-gauge cargoes was developed by the employees of “SP SPb” and the logistic company “Universal Forwarder”. In particular, seven columns with the total weight from 43 to 90 tons and the length from 29 to 43 meters were reloaded by two tandem Liebherr cranes.
Handling of project and out-of-gauge cargoes is one of priority spheres of business of “SP SPb”. The company has at its disposal the equipment suitable for handling of cargo units with the total weight up to 300 tons, modern railway infrastructure for railway transport of all types and storage areas for allocation of large oversized shipment lots.
The company continuously expands the range of such cargoes, handling also among such the equipment for industry, power plants and transport. The company handled one of the most powerful locomotives in the world KZ8A for Kazakhstan, components of Siemens power plant for “Yuzhnouralsk GRES-2” in Chelyabinsk region, deep-sea rescue equipment АСAS-30 “Priz” tug-boats for Pacific fleet and equipment for space center in South America.
OJSC “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 ro-ro cargoes, cars and metals. In 2013 the turnover of OJSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” amounted to 7.8 mln tons of cargoes.
“Universal Forwarder” arranges handling operations and forwarding of cargoes in sea and river ports of RF, CIS and Europe, performs multimodal and mixed transportation of cargoes, charters sea and river vessels, serves as the vessel agent in the Azov-Black Sea Basin.