A new mobile harbour crane with lifting capacity of 125t has been order for TIV. The crane is expected to go into service in June 2015.
BCT has acquired new 45t gantry crane, consequently increasing effectiveness in the discharging and loading process. The crane will go into service in June 2015.
On the 22nd April 2015 BCT welcomed a new client X-Press Feeders. It’s first call was made with the line’s m/v HANNI. X-Press Feeders Baltic Sea XPress 3, whose rotation includes: Rotterdam- Riga-Klaipeda-Rotterdam, is to call the terminal on a weekly basis.
During the month of March 2015 TIV handled its highest ever number of containers in a single month, bring an increase of 35% in the first quarter over the same period last year.
Mariner’s Venetian container terminal – TIV – handled its highest ever number of containers in a single month in July 2014, an 18% increase over that handled in July last year.
On the 7th July 2014 TIV welcomed a new client – ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd (ZIM). It’s first call was made with the line’s 1,300 TEU capacity m/v MICHIGAN TRADER. ZIM’s Adriatic Express Service (ADX), whose rotation includes: Haifa – Ashdod – Durres – Koper – Trieste – Venice – Ravenna, is to call the terminal on a weekly basis.
Mariner Finance Baltic (MFB) – which was set up as a new subsidiary to hold Mariner’s Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) – was the largest company to be registered in Latvia last year. MFB has a share capital of €40 million and is now the sole owner of BCT, which Mariner has operated since 1996.
Both TIV and BCT handled their highest ever number of containers in 2013.
BCT’s latest investment in additional warehousing facilities was completed in December 2013. The newly commissioned warehouses bring BCT’s total warehousing capacity up to 20,400 square metres.
Construction has been completed on a new insulated and heated general cargo warehouse at BCT with a storage area of 5,400 square meters, thus bring our total warehousing facilities to over 20,000 square meters.