Automobile and railway ferry complex in the sea port of Ust-Luga
In the port of Ust-Luga on May 28 opened a new ferry route between Russia and Germany.
The route Kiel — Sassnitz — Ust-Luga
The first shipment was delivered to the vessel "Kaunas" to the wharf road-railway ferry complex.
It is planned that the ship calls at the line will be carried out weekly. Line agent in Russia is LLC "SCF DFDS Lines."
Between the ports of Kiel and the Ust-Luga port is already open container line UCS Line. The first container from Germany arrived in the port of Ust-Luga on May 9.
Last year, the turnover of the port at Ust-Luga was 11.8 million tonnes, or 13.7% more than the year before.
It is planned that by 2018, the port at full capacity and will transship annually 180 million tons of cargo.