FESCO Transportation Group has recently moved six Konecranes rubber tyred gantry cranes (E-RTG) between Global Ports terminals.
As part of the contract, FESCO performed a full range of works on the transportation of cranes from JSC Ust-Luga Container Terminal (ULCT), in the port of Ust-Luga, to the terminal of JSC First Container Terminal (FCT), in the port of St. Petersburg.
The cranes were transported in the assembled condition using a tug and barge system. A total of three voyages were performed. Loading and unloading of the cranes onto/from the barge was carried out by Ro-Ro method. Each crane weighs 132 t, is 30 m in length, 12 m wide, and 24 m high.
The total project implementation period was 2.5 months. The direct transportation took 9 days – from 14 to 22 July 2020.
Expansion of its portfolio of contracts with major customers and increasing its quantity of work with oversized heavy equipment are the priority activities of FESCO business development.
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