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09 August 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 08:06 GMT+2

November 25, 2019

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Tomorrow in the port of Gioia Tauro three new cranes of dock between largest will arrive to the world

In the period April-October of this year the traffic of the container in the calabrian port of call is increased of +15.5%

Tomorrow in the port of Gioia Tauro three new largest cranes of dock between to the world being able to operating on portacontainer will arrive of the cargo ability of 22 thousand teu and having an extension arm that covers 24 lines of container. The means of raising have left 31st August from the Chinese port of Dalian on board of the Zhi Xian Zhi Xing ship and have circumnavigated Africa because, having a height of beyond 87 meters, they are too much high for being able to cross the Suez Canal. After the disembarkation in the Italian port, phase that will demand a week about of job, the cranes will be subordinates to a period of test that will last some months.

The three cranes have a capacity are of 65 tons in configuration "twin lift attendant" and of 75 tons in configuration "under hook".

The Harbour Authority of Gioia Tauro has evidenced that the arrival of new means of raising is framed in the within of the program of throws again of the calabrian port, port of call that in the period April-October of this year has recorded an increment of the containerized trade of about +15.5% regarding the same period of 2018. I throw again of the entire harbour infrastructure in order to promote which the harbour agency has started a triennial program of work of ordinary maintenance of the backdrops with the objective to smooth submarine dunes of the harbour channel created from the dynamic action of the propellers of the ships during the maneuvers of departure and berthing to the docks. Meanwhile the total work is carried out rifacimento of the large squares and the ways of race that head to assure quick mobility of the cranes of dock and mechanical means of handling of the container and to guarantee full safety of the job.

The harbour authority has specified that the increase is produced also by the decision of the shipowning society Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), than in recent months has acquired the entire property of the MCT that manages the container terminal of Gioia Tauro(on 1° April 2019), to insert the calabrian port in the touched ones of reference of the international drafts of the shipowning alliance 2M constituted by MSC with Maersk Line, thanks to which they give to April to October 65 Large Hooligan Vessel Container of the advanced capacity to 19 thousand teu have called at Gioia Tauro.

"- The extraordinary commissioner of the harbour agency has commented, Andrea Agostinelli - not draft of progettualità separated here, but of concrete and visible investments, which - he has denounced - it does not make reply, unfortunately, an answer of the State under the profile, for example, of a full functionality of the ZES and the instruments, task to the tax credit on the investments of the logistics, to it connected. However we are satisfied. I throw again of the port of Gioia Tauro it leave today and the Harbour Authority has inserted in its previsional budget the resources for coadiuvare the effort of the private one".

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