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.


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.




As from mid October 2016, TIV, Mariner’s Italian operation is expanding the total area of the terminal with by an additional 55,000sqm. including a warehouse with capacity of 16,000sqm and an additional 330m length of quay. This will increase the annual capacity of the terminal to over 380,000TEUs and increasing the logistic services provided by TIV.




MSC has started calling at BCT with an additional service BALTIC LOOP 7, with port rotation: Bremerhaven-Rotterdam-St Petersburg-Riga-Bremerhaven.


BCT has implemented Navis’ N4 v3.1

BCT has gone live with Navis’ N4 terminal operating system version 3.1, making it the first container terminal in Europe, Middle East and Africa to implement this system. Major benefits from this version are enhancement in yard planning, gate movements, EDI, reduction in equipment idle time and yard congestion.