New container service at PLP.

A new shipping service of Delta Shipping Lines container operator connecting Tilberi (England) to Hamburg (Germany) is Petrolesport OJSC launched– St.-Petersburg (Russia) is located at "Petrolesport" OJSC`s container terminal. PLP has been chosen as the base terminal of Saint-Petersburg`s Big Port to operate this shipping service.

On Tuesday, February 9th, “Victoria", the first vessel of Delta Shipping Lines, has been handled at the berths of “Petrolesport”. The unloaded cargo accounted for 161 container, loaded cargo was that of 90 containers.

Two vessels, "Victoria" and "Cartagena, both with 503 TEU capacity, are going to call at PLP weekly.

At the moment Petrolesport OJSC container terminal does business with the following container lines: MAERSK, Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd, CMA CGM (LLC "CMA CGM RUS"), OOCL (Europe) Ltd, APL Liner Agencies GmbH, HYUNDAI MERCHANT MARINE (SIC), UNIFEEDER A/S, DELTA MARINE LIMITED, TEAM LINES Deutschland GmbH & CO. KG, FESCO ESF LTD, UAB "Sea Connect", SWAN CONTAINER LINE GmbH & CO. KG, W.E.C. Lines B.V., SAMSKIP Russia GmbH, Nirint Shipping B.V., Linii MANN.

For reference

Global Ports Investments Plc (GPI) - is the group of companies incorporating the leading operators of container terminals in Russia. The Group is owned by N-Trans, the largest private transportation and infrastructure group in Russia, CIS countries and Baltic states.

The Group’s terminals are located in the Baltic and Far East basins. GPI operates three container port facilities in Russia (including Petrolesport and Moby Dik in St. Petersburg and VSC in Vostochny port (Nakhodka), two container terminals in Finland (“Multi-Link Helsinki”, “Multi-Link Kotka”). At present GPI is also developing one inland terminal (Yanino) in the St. Petersburg region. To learn more, visit

Delta Shipping Lines (DSL) is an independent privately owned short sea container line, which was founded in 2004. The company uses modern ice classed vessels and a wide variety of newly built container equipment, including reefer equipment. DSL`s vessels call on a regular basis at the port of Saint Petersburg, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Gothenburg, Aarhus Tilbury. To learn more, visit

  • 09.02.2010