2022 September 28 10:27
Thus, the group of ships operating on the line will number 13 units
Dry cargo carrier Volgo-Balt 203 will operate on Bronka – Kaliningrad line from October. Thus, the group of ships ensuring transport communication with the Kaliningrad Region will number 13 units, according to the dedicated Telegram channel “Ferry Service. Baltiysk - Ust-Luga. Feeder Shipping of Containers”.
The ship’s four holds have a total capacity of 3,100 tonnes, or 4,600 cbm. The Volgo-Balt 203 is to arrive in Kaliningrad on October 6.
On 27 September 2022, multipurpose dry cargo carrier Sparta left for its first voyage on the Ust-Luga - Kaliningrad line. The ship is intended for transportation of containerized and general cargo. Its capacity is up to 641 TEU and 35 tractor-trailer units.
According to earlier statements, from October 2022, the Kaliningrad Region and the Leningrad Region will be regularly connected by 12 ships of four operators: railway ferries Baltiysk and Ambal as well as Ro-Ro/Lo-Lo Sparta operated by Oboronlogistics; railway ferries Marshall Rokossovsky and General Chernyakhovsky operated by Rosmorport with Oboronlogistics acting as the general agent; the Ursa Major operated by Rosmorport with TransBusinessConsult acting as the general agent; M/V Kholmogory, M/V Kapitan Mironov and M/V SMP Severodvinsk operated by North-Western Shipping Company; M/V STK-1004, M/V STK-1019 and M/V STK-1023 operated by Algorithm Group.
The Kaliningrad Region Governor earlier estimated the demand of seaborne transit links with the exclave at 22 ships of the Marshall Rokossovsky type.
Universal bulk carrier Sparta starts operating on Ust-Luga - Kaliningrad line>>>>
The number of ships ensuring transport communication with Kaliningrad Region to grow from 8 to 12>>>>