2019 05-07

Expansion plan continues - 4 new RTG delivered to container terminal

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Expansion plan continues - 4 new RTG delivered to container terminal

Klaipedos Smelte CT continues with EUR 65 million expansion plan for 2019, aimed at lifting terminal annual capacity to 800.000 TEU. On May 3 and May 5 four RTG cranes were delivered from Konecranes assembling plant situated in Gdynia, the first batch of the 12 cranes ordered by the terminal in 2018. Delivery of six more RTG cranes is already scheduled for coming months; two ship-to-shore gantries with an outreach of 19 containers across the deck shall be delivered in Q4 2019. Despite the fact of temporary decline of transhipment cargo volume, the company remains with an ambitious recovery plan.

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Company in facts

Cargo turnover in 2018 – 5.14 mln tons.

Amount of containers handled in 2018 – 386.982 TEU.

Number of employees around 300.

Maximum vessels’ draught – 13.4 m.

Length of berths – 1.4 km.

Total companies area – 40,8 ha.

Why Klaipedos Smelte?

Business experience of 65 years applied successfully.

Part of thrusting international container terminal network.

Client oriented.

Respecting business interests of our clients.

Tolerant and open for new ideas.

Continuously learning and improving.

Clients about us

Whenever we talk about relations with Klaipedos Smelte container terminal, mobility, reliability and client-orientated attitude are the features that reflect the character of our cooperation. As container shipping always requires a high adaptability to brisk markets, we value the strong personal contact to Klaipedos Smelte and their positive approach.

Maersk Line (Global liner shipping company), Managing director of Baltic Region

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