BCT was granted the subsidy as part of the Infrastructure & Environment Operational Programme Measure 7.4 “Development of Intermodal Transport.” As part of the investment programme, BCT will invest in new equipment, yard area improvements and IT systems. The equipment to be purchased includes new quay cranes, rubber-tyred and rail-mounted gantries.
Terminal yards and roads will also be modernised, a number of reefer container racks added, a positioning equipment DGPS system will be deployed and automated gates will be installed. The investment will increase BCT’s annual capacity by 60% from 750,000 to 1.2m teu.
According to ICTSI, BCT is one of the largest terminals in the Baltic region and is the leading container terminal in Poland.