2017 May 2 09:38

MSCC Bronka acknowledged as strategic investment project of Saint-Petersburg

MSCC Bronka (Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka, Big Port St. Petersburg) is acknowledged as a strategic investment project of Saint-Petersburg, and is initiator Fenix LLC – as a strategic investor. The order of Saint-Petersburg Government (No 309, dated 27 April 2017) was signed by Saint-Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko. 

According to the law, strategic investors are allowed to take land on lease without tender procedures, enjoy preferential rate for providing land for construction (up to 1.5% of its cadastral value) as well as opportunity of buying out the designated plot obtained at a reduced price. Besides, the city provides administrative support.

The capacity of Bronka’s Phase 1 is 1.45 million TEUs and 260,000 units of Ro-Ro cargoes. In the future the MSCC Bronka expansion will help increase the facility's container throughput to 1.9 million TEUs. Upon completion of the port's construction and dredging MSCC Bronka will be able to accommodate Post-Panamax containerships and the ferries of Finnstar class. The Bronka Complex will comprise three specialized 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).