Hili Company launches new crane

Last Tuesday 25th August 2020, Hili Company’s container terminal in Latvia, Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) hosted the launch of its newly acquired ship-to-shore crane.  The event was attended by Latvia’s Minister of Transport, Riga Port Authority officials, the Chinese Ambassador to Latvia and representatives from crane manufacturer Sany.  

With a lifting capacity of 45t under spreader, an outreach of 47m and a lift above quay level of 34m, this crane is an integral part of BCT’s ongoing investment programme aimed at increasing capacity, enhancing cargo-handling efficiency and supporting the terminal’s infrastructure.

Manufactured by Sany, the new crane brings the total number of ship-to-shore cranes at the terminal to five. The crane, which will allow for servicing of larger vessels, will also significantly speed up operations at the terminal.

New STS crane arrives at Hili Company’s terminal in Latvia

Hili Company’s container terminal in Latvia, Baltic Container Terminal, has received delivery of its newly acquired ship-to-shore crane. With a lifting capacity of 45t under spreader, an outreach of 47m and a lift above quay level of 34m, this crane is an integral part of BCT’s ongoing investment programme aimed at increasing capacity, enhancing cargo-handling efficiency and supporting the terminal’s infrastructure.

Produced by Sany, the new crane brings the total number of ship-to-shore cranes at the terminal to five. The crane, which will allow for servicing of larger vessels and will also significantly speed up operations at the terminal, is expected to be commissioned in June 2020.

Hili Company commissions new Warehouse at BCT

Hili Company‘s container terminal in Latvia, Baltic Container Terminal has recently commissioned a new 11,000m2 warehouse. This increases the terminal’s warehousing capacity to a total of 31,000 m2. The warehouse is 15.3 metres high, has a storage capacity of 27,370m³ and is served by truck on one side and rail on the other. Divided in seven sections, the warehouse is heated, insulated and equipped with energy efficient LED lighting.

New ship-to-shore crane at BCT

Hili Company’s container terminal in Latvia, Baltic Container Terminal, have placed an order for a new ship-to-shore crane. The crane will have a lifting capacity of 45t under spreader, an outreach of 47m and a lift above quay level of 34m. This will be the 5th STS crane at BCT- this will significantly speed up operations at the terminal. The crane will go into service in 2020.

Construction of new warehouse at BCT

Construction of the new 11,000sqm heated warehouse at Baltic Container Terminal, Latvia is well underway. The warehouse will be 15.3 meters high, have a storage capacity of 27,370 m³ and will be served by truck on one side and rail on the other. Works are expected to be completed in July 2019.

Increase in volumes at TIV

Terminal Intermodale Venezia closed off 2018 with a record container
throughput of 334,060 TEU’s, a 6% increase over the previous year.

NEW EQUIPMENT AT TIV

TIV is continuing its investments in equipment with the acquisition of a new Sany reach-stacker for full container handling and two new terminal Terberg tractors, thus providing a more efficient service to its customers.