According to the press service of "National Container Company" (NCC, the owner of the terminal), May 6, 2012 with the station "Luga" went the first platform with two loaded containers treated at Ust-Luga Container Terminal (ULCT).
Loading of containers onto ULCT made by the standard process flow diagram using tractors and railway crane, a feature of which is the presence of a rotational mechanism.
Ust-Luga Container Terminal at the end of last month was able to receive and send containerized cargo by rail. There is a new railway station Luzhskaya gave an additional opportunity for participants to the container market successfully implement logistics solutions for delivery of goods to the regions of Russia in St. Petersburg railway bypassing the congested node.
ULCT — container terminal of the NCC in the port of Ust-Luga, the construction of which is realized in three stages. The first phase of the terminal was put into operation in 2011. The full development of the terminal reaches to 2025, when its capacity will reach 2.85 million TEUs. ULCT will be the largest and most modern container terminal in the Baltic region. The terminal is in operation will meet the growing demand for Russian container cargo handling and reduce dependence on Russian consignees from the ports of Finland and the Baltic countries.
The capacity of the 1st stage ULCT is 440 thousand TEUs, total area — 40 hectares, the length of wharfage — 440 m depth at the berths — 13.5 m, the capacity of the container area — 15 thousand TEUs, container refzony — 2 thousand TEUs, handling equipment — 4 STS (Panamax), 11 RTG, 2 RMG.
NCC manages ULCT with Eurogate, Europe’s leading container terminal operator. Construction ULCT held in a public-private partnership.
"National Container Company" (NCC) — the largest in Russia and the CIS operator of container terminals, which occupies a leading position on the market of stevedoring services. The company was founded in 2002. Terminal network includes First Container Terminal in St. Petersburg, Ust-Luga container terminal in the Leningrad region; Ukrtranskonteiner in port Illichevsk, Ukraine rear container terminal and logistics center "Logistics Terminal" in Shusharah, St. Petersburg. The capacity of container terminals under the control of the NCC is more than 2.8 million TEUs.