Cold store terminal services

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Klaipedos Smelte has gained the longest experience in handling frozen products in Klaipeda port: first shipments of fish were unloaded to the cold store in the end of 7th decade. Today, renovated in 2016 Klaipedos Smelte cold store terminal, offers its services to clients involved in reefer business. Around 7.000 tons of reefer production (frozen meat, fish, sea food and etc.) can be stored in the terminal at the same time. The terminal is well suited both for accommodating of reefer vessels and stripping of reefer containers discharged at Klaipedos Smelte container terminal. The cold store terminal handles around 30.000 tons of frozen production annually. Project throughput capacity of the terminal – 50.000 tons per annum.

All operations in Klaipedos Smelte cold store terminal are managed by the warehouse management computer system that rationalizes the organization of terminal procedures. Implemented barcode labeling and identifying system allow the clients to track the real-time movement and storage location of their cargo.

Terminal services:

  • Unloading of frozen products from reefer vessels (1.000 – 6.000 t capacity) and stripping of reefer containers.
  • Loading of frozen products to motor vehicles, reefer railcars and stationary reefer containers mounted on rail platforms.
  • Storage of reefer products.
  • Cargo sorting, weighting, replacing of pallets and other services.

Terminal characteristics:


  • Berths: No. 99 – 100.
  • Length of berths – 200 m.
  • Maximum vessels’ draught – 7,50 m.

Cold store parameters:

  • Storage area – 5.600 pallets (10 chambers, each of 560 pallets).
  • Storage capacity – up to 7.000 t.
  • Temperature modes: from -28 C0 till -18 C0.
  • State Food and Veterinary Service Office located in the same port area.
  • Direct access to Klaipedos Smelte container terminal (distance of just 500 meters), both located in the same customs area.

Technical equipment:

  • Special fork-lifts for operations inside of chambers (1.6 t lifting capacity) – 5 units.
  • Fork-lifts (1.3 t lifting capacity) – 8 units.

IT – Warehouse Management System implemented (Made4Net, U.S.A).

For any questions or inquiries, please contact Sales Department.

Our achievements

Record monthly throughput of reefer production unloaded from vessels: 20.235 t (February, 2010).

Largest number of reefer production unloaded from a single vessel: 8.300 t (m/v Rif Lira, cargo – frozen poultry).



Cargo turnover in May

The total turnover of Klaipedos Smelte Container terminal in May was 16.681TEU.

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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

For further questions:

Sales +370 46 496 247
46 496 332

Dispatcher +370 46 496 344