• 22 January 2024
    Works progress on quay extension at Baltic Container Terminal

    Despite the winter conditions – snow storms and low temperatures, the construction of the Baltic Container Terminal berth KS-34 is progressing.

    47 reinforced concrete piles of length of 16 meters have been driven in for base of crane rail beam.  Static loading of two reinforced concrete piles was carried out to verify their bearing capacity. The reinforced concrete formwork of the superstructure facade has been completed and installation of rainwater drainage wells and reinforcement and molding of the crane rail base beam is underway. 

    This project is partly being 50% co-financed by the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Agency (CINEA) military mobility projectThis is being carried out in conjunction with Riga Freeport Authority under project objective of “Enhancement of the Dual Use Capacity of Riga Port by investment in Road, Railway Access and Berth Infrastructure.”

        

     
    03 November 2023
    Works progress on quay extension at Baltic Container Terminal

    The construction of the Baltic Container Terminal berth KS-34 is progressing as per schedule - underwater section of the construction works is coming to the completion.

    280 grooved piles with a length of up to 23.15 meters have been installed, 24 pipes with a length of 21.8 meters have been driven in, and the work of strengthening the anchors of the quay and adding sand in the quay body is nearing completion.

    The progress of the quay construction was also briefed to the National Armed Forces (NAF) representatives from National Defense Academy (NDA), which visited the terminal on November 2nd, 2023 as part of a planning Course for NAF and allied officers. During the visit, terminal capacity and ability to promote military mobility were discussed.

    This project is partly being 50% co-financed by the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Agency (CINEA) military mobility project. This is being carried out in conjunction with Riga Freeport Authority under project objective of “Enhancement of the Dual Use Capacity of Riga Port by investment in Road, Railway Access and Berth Infrastructure.”

      

     
  • 12 September 2023
    Hili Company commissions Solar Park

    Hili Company's container terminal in Latvia, Baltic Container Terminal have commissioned a solar park over the rooftop of one of its warehouses. Spread over 11,600 sqm, the Solar park consists of 1,974 solar panels with a capacity of 1.1MW.

     
    04 August 2023
    Works on quay extension at Baltic Container Terminal

    The active phase of the construction of the Baltic Container Terminal berth KS-34 has been started. The metal pipes that form the base of the quay crane rails have been delivered, and part of the sheet pile quay wall has also been built.

    After extension the total length of the quay will be 506,3 meters, which will allow mooring of ships whose length reaches 340 meters and serve simultaneously two large container/ ro-ro or military vessels. 

     

    This project is partly being 50% co-financed by the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Agency (CINEA) military mobility project. This is being carried out in conjunction with Riga Freeport Authority under project objective of “Enhancement of the Dual Use Capacity of Riga Port by investment in Road, Railway Access and Berth Infrastructure.”

     

    See also: https://rop.lv/en/news/reconstruction-kundzinsala-bridge-has-been-completed-improve-military-mobility

     
  • 19 July 2023
    Construction of a new warehouse at Hili Company’s container terminal in Latvia.

    Construction on the new 1,400sqm warehouse at Baltic Container Terminal, Latvia is well under way. Works are expected to be completed in August 2023. This increases the terminal's warehousing capacity to a total of 37,000m².

     
    29 May 2023
    Commencement on works on quay extension at Baltic Container Terminal

    Works on the quay extension at Hili Company’s container terminal in Latvia, Baltic Container Terminal, have commenced. The quay will be extended by 57m thus bringing the total quay length to 506m.
    The extension, which will allow for servicing two large vessels simultaneously, will also significantly speed up operations at the terminal.


    This project is partly being 50% co-financed by the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Agency (CINEA) military mobility project. This is being carried out in conjunction with Riga Freeport Authority under project objective of “Enhancement of the Dual Use Capacity of Riga Port by investment in Road, Railway Access and Berth Infrastructure.”

     

    See also: New projects to strengthen competitiveness and promote military mobility in the Port of Riga

     
  • 18 March 2021
    Hili Company commissions new warehouse

    Hili Company's container terminal in Latvia, Baltic Container Terminal, has recently commissioned a new 1,250 m² warehouse. This increases the terminal's warehousing capacity to a total of 32,000m².

     
    09 February 2021
    Construction of a new warehouse at Hili Company’s container terminal in Latvia.

    Construction on the new 1,250sqm warehouse at Hili Company's container terminal Baltic Container Terminal Latvia is well under way.
    Works are expected to be completed in March 2021. 

     
  • 31 August 2020
    Hili Company launches new crane
    Last Tuesday 25th August 2020, Hili Company’s container terminal in Latvia, Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) hosted the launch of its newly acquired ship-to-shore crane.  The event was attended by Latvia’s Minister of Transport, Riga Port Authority officials, the Chinese Ambassador to Latvia and representatives from crane manufacturer Sany.  

    With a lifting capacity of 45t under spreader, an outreach of 47m and a lift above quay level of 34m, this crane is an integral part of BCT’s ongoing investment programme aimed at increasing capacity, enhancing cargo-handling efficiency and supporting the terminal’s infrastructure.

    Manufactured by Sany, the new crane brings the total number of ship-to-shore cranes at the terminal to five. The crane, which will allow for servicing of larger vessels, will also significantly speed up operations at the terminal.
     
    01 May 2020
    New STS crane arrivals at BCT

    Hili Company's container terminal in Latvia, Baltic Container Terminal, has received delivery of its newly acquired ship-to-shore crane. With a lifting capacity of 45t under spreader, an outreach of 47m and a lift above quay level of 34m, this crane is an integral part of BCT's ongoing investment programme aimed at increasing capacity, enhancing cargo-handling efficiency and supporting the terminal's infrastructure.
    Produced by Sany, the new crane brings the total number of ship-to-shore cranes at the terminal to five. The crane, which will allow for servicing of larger vessels and will also significantly speed up operations at the terminal, is expected to be commissioned in June 2020.