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21 August 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 17:33 GMT+2



July 26, 2019

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The portuguese port of Sines will be equipped of according to container a terminal

Also Terminal XXI will be upgraded increasing the annual ability to traffic of the harbour port of call to beyond seven million teu

Yesterday the Council of Ministers of Portugal has approved of a bill for the construction and the exercise of a new container terminal in the port of Sines. The management of the new terminal, that Vasco da Gama Terminal will be called, will be assigned through a contest of international contract. Moreover the government has approved of decrees that to modification the terms of the concession of Terminal XXI, that it is up to now the only terminal of the port of Sines specifically dedicated to the traffic of the container and is managed by the PSA Sines, branch of terminalista group PSA of Singapore.

Emphasizing that the deliberation represents "a harbour important moment for the national system and the national economy", Ana Paula Vitorino, minister of the Sea, it has specified that the Vasco da Gama Terminal will be realized entirely with a private investment that is previewed will pile to 642 million euros. Vitorino has specified that the new terminal - with a dock of 1.375 linear meters - will allow at the same time to receive three portacontainer of large-capacity and will have a annual ability to million traffic three teu. The new terminal, with ground of the depth of -17,5 meters, will have areas of storage for 46 hectares and will be equipped of 15 cranes of dock.

The minister has announced moreover that I decree that modification the terms of the concession of Terminal XXI, that it has become operating in 2004, is profitable possible to increase the ability to the harbour landing place that could be scaled at the same time from four great portacontenitori increasing current the annual ability to traffic from the 2,7 million one teu to beyond four million teu. The potenziamento of the terminal, that it will be realized also through the widening from 42 to 60 hectares of the storage area, will be realized with an investment of 547 million euros to which concessionaire PSA Sines will participate.

Evidencing that from the 2004 port of Sines it has recorded an increase of the traffic of the container pairs to the 8,000%, Vitorino has emphasized that the new investments will allow with the port of call to increase the ability to containerized trade to beyond seven million teu per year, online with the ability and the productivity of directly concurrent international ports as those of the North Africa, between which Tanger Med, the Spanish ports and the nordeuropei ports.

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