• 23 February 2017
    Four STS cranes, one vessel

    Today in BCT we had thrilling experience while loading MSC EYRA. ALL of our four STS cranes were working on the same vessel, first time in BCT history.

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    06 February 2017
    BCT INVESTMENTS

    Over the year BCT has invested in various items including: built 2 railway access roads; a new SANY reach stacker; 2 tugmasters with 45’feet trailers; 3 various small forklifts; container optical character recognition system; 2 reach stacker VGM systems.

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  • 31 January 2017
    RECORD CONTAINER MOVES

    A new record has been set on MSC AKERDIJK when in one hour 107 moves were recorded.

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    31 December 2016
    CONTAINER THROUGHPUT IN 2016

    Total throughput in 2016 was 262’822 TEU, which is a increase +11,7% on figures of 2015.

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  • 30 March 2016
    ADDITIONAL MSC SERVICE

    MSC has started calling at BCT with an additional service BALTIC LOOP 7, with port rotation: Bremerhaven-Rotterdam-St Petersburg-Riga-Bremerhaven.

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    30 March 2016
    LARGEST CONTAINER VESSEL CALLING IN THE PORT OF RIGA

    MSC Santhya called at BCT on the 30th March 2016 under new MSC service Baltic Loop 7. Having a length of 237m, makes the MSC Santhya the largest container vessel to call at the port of Riga.

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  • 27 March 2016
    Implementation of Navis' N4 v3.1

    BCT has gone live with Navis’ N4 terminal operating system version 3.1, making it the first container terminal in Europe, Middle East and Africa to implement this system. Major benefits from this version are enhancement in yard planning, gate movements, EDI, reduction in equipment idle time and yard congestion.

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    01 December 2015
    BCT to go live with N4 v3.1 beginning 2016

    BCT is to be the first container terminal worldwide to go live with Navis’ N4 version 3.1 which was released in October this year and is an upgrade on the current v2.6 and includes unique features such as weighing system integration API and visual web-based and touch-aware crane driver’s user interface.

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  • 01 December 2015
    Extension of warehousing capacity at BCT

    Further extension of BCTs warehousing capacity is planned such that the existing capacity of 20,000sqm will be doubled through the addition of two new warehouses. The first stage of the project is to include new rail access to both warehouses, one of which is planned to be heated.

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    01 November 2015
    New STS crane at BCT

    A new ship-to-shore container crane, produced by Sany, was commissioned at BCT in November 2015. Lifting capacity of 45t under spreader, an outreach of 44.5m and a lift above quay level of 34m. This is the 4th STS crane at BCT – this will allow for servicing of larger vessels and will also significantly speed up operations at the terminal.

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