Taganrog Sea Commercial Port invested USD 2.2 million into its infrastructure development programme of 2017
In 2017, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port (TSCP, a company of UCL Holding) invested USD 2.2 million into the programme on the development of its port infrastructure.
According to the company’s press release, the bulk of the amount was allocated for the purchase of the GOTTWALD rail-mounted electro-hydraulic portal crane and for implementation of activities to put it into operation. To ensure the crane operation the company acquired two dedicated four-rope two-leaf grab buckets for bulk cargo handling, 14 cbm each. The crane will let increase the performance and efficiency of general and bulk cargo handling.
As part of technical modernization the company upgraded its fleet of handling equipment. TSCP acquired the Klintsy truck of 16 tonnes in capacity and two HYUNDAI fork lift trucks of 2 tonnes in capacity. To facilitate handling of unitized cargo and big-bags the port purchased crane scales with a capacity of 20 tonnes.
For mechanization of heating and discharge of high-viscosity oil products from rail tanks the company acquired a bottom discharge unit allowing for faster handling of tanks and for higher ecological performance.
In 2017, TSCP implemented a package of measures to improve safety and fire prevention. In particular, it replaced the cable of electric power supply to the administrative building of the port. Besides, the oil terminal was fitted with temperature sensors to control threshold temperature in tanks with oil products.
Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC (TSCP, a company of UCL Port, stevedoring division of the international transportation group UCL Holding) is a key stevedoring company operating at the port of Taganrog. The company operates at the port’s Berths No 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8. In 2017, TSCP handled 1.59 million tonnes of cargo.