First Container Terminal

First Container Terminal


Location: St Petersburg port
Start of operations: 1998

First Container Terminal (FCT) in Saint Petersburg is the leader of container handling among the terminals in Russia and the Baltic Sea Region.

FCT is linked to the largest European ports by means of an extensive feeder network - Rotterdam, Hamburg, Bremerhaven and Antwerp. World leading shipping lines call at FCT on a regular weekly basis, including Maersk Line, MSC, CMA CGM, OOCL, Unifeeder, Hapag Lloyd, Team Lines, FESCO ESF, Evergreen, COSCO, HMM, Hanjin, Yang Ming.

Availability of an extensive common feeder network linking FCT with major European ports of transshipment allows for presence of other container lines who do not have their own feeder connection with St. Petersburg: APL, China Shipping, CSAV, Hamburg Sud, Samskip, Swan CL, MacAndrews, UASC, SCI, PIL, K-Line, NYK Line, MOL, ZIM, MISC and others.

FCT's reefer plug capacity is one of the largest in Europe.

The terminal has an EDI connection.

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

Handling Equipment

  • 8 STS Panamax cranes
  • 1 mobile crane
  • 3 RMG cranes
  • 17 RTG cranes
  • 29 straddle carriers
  • 17 reach stackers and forklifts
  • 29 port trucks/terminal tractors
  • 54 loaders

Key Figures:

Throughput capacity
1,25
M TEU
per year
  • Total
    area
    89
    Ha
  • Quay length
    operational
    780
    m
  • Depth
    alongside berth
    11
    m
  • Yard storage
    capacity
    31.8
    K TEU
  • Reefer storage capacity
    2905
    plugs