Transmasters switches to specialized fleet for container services operated at FCT
First Container Terminal (FCT, located in the Big Port of St. Petersburg, part of Delo Group’s stevedoring holding Global Ports) handled the first vessel call of Honrise containership of the foreign trade transport and forwarding company Transmasters.
Since August 2023, Transmasters has been replacing universal cargo vessels with specialized container ships on international services between the ports in the Asia-Pacific region and St. Petersburg.
The 198-meter Honrise vessel with a capacity of 1,662 TEU has replaced the Huanghai Advance ship and operate on the China-Sri Lanka-Russia (FCT) route. In addition to Honrise, two other containerships of similar capacity and two feeder vessels operate on the route, transporting containerized cargo between ports in China and Colombo port in Sri Lanka.
Global Ports' Baltic terminals FCT and Ust-Luga Container Terminal (ULCT, located in the Ust-Luga deep-water port in the Leningrad region) have been handling Transmasters' vessels since 2022. The line operates voyages both through the Suez Canal and via the Northern Sea Route. < Back to list