Leningrad Region presented layout of multimodal transport and logistics center at Bronka port
The Leningrad Region has suggested creation of a multimodal transport and logistics center (TLC) in the Lomonosov District to handle all cargoes of the North-Western region of Russia, say press center of the regional government.
At the meeting on the development of transport system of Saint-Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, the Leningrad Region Governor Aleksandr Drozdenko presented a TLC layout at Bronka port to Deputy Prime Minister Maksim Akimov.
“The advantages of this variant are obvious. Among them are the closeness to all ports, well developed road infrastructure and availability of a large plot of land. These factors let ensure fast delivery of cargo”, emphasized Aleksandr Drozdenko.
Industrial enterprises can be placed within the TLC while its territory not limited by the boundaries of а metropolis will be able to accommodate cargo trains with more than 71 railcars.
Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex "Bronka" (MSCC Bronka) is being built on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, where the Dam and the Ring Road border the territory of Lomonosov. The Bronka complex will comprise three dedicated facilities: a container terminal encompassing 107 hectares, the Ro-Ro terminal of 57 ha and a logistics center of 42 ha. Container terminal will have a 1,220 m-long quay wall (including 5 berths). The length of Ro-Ro terminal's dock line will be 710 meters (3 berths).
After completion of Bronka Phase 1 its capacity will reach 1.45 million TEUs and 260,000 units of Ro-Ro cargoes. In future the MSCC Bronka expansion will help increase the facility's container throughput to 1.9 million TEUs. MSCC Bronka is accessible for Post-Panamax containerships and the ferries of Finnstar class. Bronka project will help generate 2,300 jobs at its marine terminals alone. The first liner vessel called to Bronka terminal on September 8, 2015.