Tag: Global Ports

VSC expands its rail offer with a new service to Uzbekistan

Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company

Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company (VSC), belonging to Russia’s leading container terminal operator Global Ports and operating one of the largest container facilities in the Russian Far East at the Vostochny port, has launched a container rail service to Uzbekistan. The pilot block train was formed at VSC using VSC’s own platform wagons. On 29 March 2018, […]

Russian major container port operator changes shareholders

Delo Group

Delo Group, one of the leading Russian stevedoring companies operating grain and container terminals in the port of Novorossiysk on the Black Sea, announces the acquisition of a 30.75% stake in Global Ports Investments PLC (Global Ports), Russia’s largest operator of container terminals. The deal, which was initially announced at the end of December 2017, […]

APMT CEO is elected as Global Ports Chairman

Global Ports Investments

Global Ports Investments PLC (Global Ports), the leading operator of container terminals in the Russian market, has announced that on Monday, 26 February 2018, the company’s Board of Directors elected Mr. Morten Engelstoft, CEO of APM Terminals, as the new Chairman of the Board. Mr. Engelstoft will take over from Mr. Peder Sondergaard who left […]

Global Ports in Russia will get 12 Kalmar straddle carriers

Global Ports Investments

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply 12 Classic Straddle Carriers CSC 340 to First Container Terminal (FCT) in St. Petersburg, Russia, one of the key companies of Global Ports group. The order was booked into Cargotec’s 2017 fourth quarter order intake and delivery will take place during the Q4 2018. First Container Terminal is one […]

Petrolesport to expand its container terminal

World Cup Russia

Petrolesport terminal (PLP), located in the port of St. Petersburg and owned by the leading Russian container terminal operator Global Ports, plans to invest RUR 4.2 bln (USD 75 mln) into the expansion of its container, Ro-Ro and general cargo facilities. Most of the investment (97.2%) will be covered from the company’s own capital, TASS news […]

Global Ports: 2016 results, CEO steps down

The leading Russian container terminal operator Global Ports Investments PLC (Global Ports, 32% of total Russia’s container volume) has announced today its operational and financial results for year 2016. The Group reports profit of USD 61.3 mln against last year’s loss of USD 33.7 mln. Its revenue decreased by 18.3% as compared to 2015, at […]

Ust-Luga container terminal handled 1000 vessels

VITIM containership of Maersk Line became the 1000th vessel that called Ust Luga Container Terminal (ULCT) since its opening in 2011, says today’s press release of the terminal operator. The 1726 TEU ship arrived from Muuga (Finland) and thereafter left for St. Petersburg (Russia). During the port call ULCT handled 416 containers. ULCT is the […]