Klaipedos Smelte is a modern and thrusting container terminal located in Lithuania and fully owned by Terminal Investment Limited Sàrl (TIL), a global port operator with a share in 38 container terminals spread among five continents.
In 2019 253.000 TEU were handled by the terminal, including transhipment cargo for Russia, Finland and Estonia. Leading ocean carriers likes Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), COSCO, Maersk, OOCL and other appear in the list of company’s customers next to reputable freight forwarding and logistics companies of the local or international origin.
Feeder ships and ocean going vessels are catered at company’s berths No. 82-96, with the total length of 1.088 m and maximum allowed draught of 13.40 m.
MSC Ingy, a containership of 19.462 TEU capacity and 400 meters in length, remains the largest vessel ever accommodated by the company. Four modern Ship-to-Shore cranes are deployed at the terminal to service container vessels next to two Mobile Harbor Cranes Liebherr LHM, 100 tonnes hoisting capacity each, used for heavy lift and project cargoes.