MULTIPURPOSE RELOADING COMPLEX’ INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPMENT SURGED 4 TIMES IN 2017
In 2017, Multipurpose Reloading Complex LLC (MRC, a company of UCL Holding) operating at the Port of Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region, increased financing of its development programme four times, year-on-year, to EUR 2.3 million.
The bulk of the amount was spent for procurement of new equipment to intensify handling of open-top rail cars and improve safety of loading/unloading operations. In the reporting period, the company put into operation two LIEBHERR material handling machines able to handle 250 t/h each. Four interchangeable LIEBHERR GM 20B grabs of 2.5 cbm each were acquired as additional equipment for the handling machines. The company also made an advance payment for its new Vityaz portal crane, scheduled for delivery this year.
Apart from technical upgrading, the company performed redevelopment of its industrial site, carried out engineering and geodesy survey for designing and construction of the railway facilities. Other works at the terminal included strengthening of retaining wall of the storage area fencing and modernization of the area for temporary storage of solid domestic waste.
About Multipurpose Reloading Complex:
Multipurpose Reloading Complex LLC (MRC, a company of UCL Port, stevedoring division of the international transportation group UCL Holding) is a terminal in the Port of Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region, specializing in unloading, storage and loading of exported and imported general and bulk cargoes. The main cargo is export thermal coal. In 2017, MRC LLC handled 5.5 million tonnes of cargo.