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June 2014 - M.V. San Pablo to join ARRC’s transatlantic service

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M.V. San Pablo to join ARRC’s transatlantic service

As a part of our fleet upgrade program and service expansion plan, we are excited to announce that M.V. San Pablo will be joining ARRC fleet as of this June in St Petersburg. Upon delivery, the vessel will be added to our regular sailing schedule and will be servicing the trade lane between St. Petersburg Russia, North West Continental Europe and the United States EC and Gulf ports.

M.V. San Pablo is a year 2003 built modern 30,500 deadweight tons multi-purpose (MPP) tween deck vessel. She is an exact sister-ship of mv Antonio, which will be joining ARRC fleet shortly this month in Houston. Similarly to the Astrakhan type fleet, these vessels are suitable for carriage of break bulk, project, bulk and containerized cargo. The vessel is geared with 2 x 50mt lifting capacity and 2 x 100mt lifting capacity cranes, offering max lifting capacity of 200mts when used in tandem.

With additional carrying ability provided by M.V. San Pablo, we intend to increase the frequency of sailings to and from St. Petersburg and extend service to a wide range of European originating cargo as well as for consignments moving from the US and Mexican Gulf to Northern Europe and the Baltic.

We thank you for your continuous support as we continue to work toward improving our service and expanding our reach.

May 2014 - Announcement M/V ANTONIO

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Announcement M/V ANTONIO

As ARRC celebrates our 20th year in the Russian-USA trade, it was reiterated that our commitment in this market would be evidenced by a few key issues.

First, in March of this year, we moved our staff (38) from the previous location in St. Petersburg that we occupied for the last 16 years, to our new facility in the historic building that was completely renovated recently. This facility is located at the Port of St. Petersburg and gives our customers closer access to Baltic Customs and facilities that will assist in expediting and release of cargo.

Second, our software systems have been completely updated to make access for compliance for our customers much easier in all countries of operation.

While recently many have had hesitations on the Russian market, as promised, we are proceeding with adding additional upgraded vessels (“Stage 1)” as well as working on the ordering of new buildings (“Stage 2”) toward the end of 2014.

For starters, we are adding to our normal schedule the vessel M/V Antonio, a 32,000 GT, two cranes with combined lifting capacity of 200 MT and an increased container capacity over our present tonnage. Similar to our Astrakhan type fleet, this vessel is suitable for carriage of break-bulk, project, bulk and containerized cargo. This also will allow ARRC to extend and increase the frequency of sailings to and from St. Petersburg a wider range of European originating cargo as well as cargo moving from the U.S. and Mexican Gulf to Northern Europe and the Baltic.

M/V Antonio will make its maiden ARRC voyage from Houston the first week of June and she shall be included in our normal weekly sailing schedule.

March 2014 - ARRC launches Trans-Atlantic service from North West Continent

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ARRC launches Trans-Atlantic service from North West Continent and appoints Ernst
Glaessel GmbH & Co. KG as general agent for European ports

It is with great enthusiasm that we announce the expansion of ARRC’s Trans-Atlantic service into North West Continental Europe (NWCE).

European trade has always been of great interest to Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers, and for many years we have covered European ports on inducement basis. Last year we decided to take a closer look at the European trade market and since November 2013 ARRC vessels have successfully completed four trial voyages via the ports of Hamburg, Vlissingen and Bremerhaven. Based on our evaluations, we have made the commitment to launch a regular monthly westbound direct all water service via the port of Vlissingen to US Gulf, covering the ports of Houston, New Orleans and Tampa on liner basis.

Atlantic Ro- Ro Carriers appointed Ernst Glaessel GmbH & Co. KG as a general agent for North West Continental Europe covering the territory between Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. We are confident that with Ernst Glaessel’s long standing experience in shipping, extensive network and unquestionable reputation, ARRC will be able to build and sustain a reliable and long-term operation via continental Europe.

We invite you to inquire about our service with our sales staff at your local offices. Please visit our website for contact details and schedules.

With sincere appreciation for your support and with kind regards.

March 2014 - TransRussia 2014 Exhibition

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You are invited to join us at TransRussia 2014 Exhibition!
to be held in Moscow from April 22th to April 25th at the Crocus Expo IEC.
Our experts will be on hand at pavilion 1, hall 1, booth A235 to answer your questions.
Please click on picture below to obtain a free invitation card.


February 2014 - February 2014 - New address for our office in St. Petersburg (JSC Baltic Mercur)

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New address for our office in St. Petersburg (JSC Baltic Mercur)

Dear Valued Customers,

Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers is happy to announce that effective March 1, 2014 our offices in St. Petersburg, namely JSC 'BALTIC MERCUR', will be moving to a new location at the heart of the Port of St. Petersburg.

The new offices of JSC 'BALTIC MERCUR' will relocate to the 1st floor of the historic "BSC Building". The new location will be in close proximity to the customs clearing house as well as the port entrance, giving us more direct access to both and thus allowing us to provide you with an even more hands on and efficient service..

The new address will be:

Office 116, 5-AX Mezhevoy Canal, Baltic Marine Centre
St.Petersburg, 198035, Russia

Main contact numbers:

Tel: +7 (812) 327 5728
Fax: +7 (812) 320 8267

Individual e-mail addresses will remain unchanged.

Please rest assured that this move will in no way pose you any inconvenience and you can continue to rely on ARRC's usual attention to detail and prompt response before, during and after our move.

October 2013 – Rukert Terminal NOT affected by labor strike at the port of Baltimore

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Longshoremen Strike in Baltimore

To: Valued Customers and Vendors

Re: Longshoremen strike shut down port operations | Baltimore

This is to inform that despite wide spread ILA labor strikes shutting down majority of cargo terminals in Baltimore, including Seagirt Marine Terminal and Dundalk Marine Terminals, this morning; our terminal facilities remain open for all cargo moves.

Please contact Rukert Terminals to make cargo delivery and pick up appointments.

Rukert Terminals Corporation
2021 South Clinton St., Baltimore, MD 21224
Tel: +1 (410) 276-1013
Fax: +1 (410) 327-2315
e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Attn: Mr. Frank J Olszewski III

Next ARRC vessel from Baltimore

M.V. Atlantic Navigator R326
ETS Baltimore October 23rd
ETA St Petersburg November 7th
14 Days Transit
Open for Containers, Break Bulk, Project Cargo


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