Ust-Luga Container Terminal

Ust-Luga Container Terminal


Location: Ust-Luga port (Leningrad region)
Start of operations: 2011

ULCT is the first Russia’s greenfield container terminal developed in the deep sea port. At full development ULCT will be the largest and the most technologically advanced facility in Russia and Eastern Europe with depth alongside up to 16 m and throughput capacity of 2.6 M TEU.

ULCT is situated on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, 100 km west off St Petersburg in the new port of Ust-Luga.

The road access to Ust-Luga port allows to use the delivery route to the Central Russia connected to the highway and railroad to Moscow.

ULCT Advantages

  • The short two-way approach channel secures waiting time free approach and berthing schedule reliability.
  • ULCT’s good geografical location allows to reduce the voyage time between the main ports of transshipment in the Northern Europe and Russia by at least 1-2 days compared to St Petersburg port.
ULCT handles regular calls of Maersk Line, CMA CGM, Unifeeder, Hapag Lloyd and Team Lines.

ULCT is a part of the Global Ports group (www.globalports.com).

Handling Equipment

  • 4 STS cranes
  • 11 RTG cranes
  • 2 RMG cranes
  • 9 terminal trucks
  • 6 loaders


Key Figures for Phase 1:

Throughput capacity
440
K TEU
per year
  • Total
    area
    50.4
    Ha
  • Quay length
    440
    m
  • Depth
    alongside berth up to
    13,5
    m
  • Yard storage
    capacity
    15
    K TEU
  • Reefer storage capacity
    420
    plugs