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21 June 2021 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 15:03 GMT+2

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Yesterday at the Polyseettorial Pier of the port of Taranto is first carrier

"Nicola" scale, which CMA CGM employs in the SSLMED Turmed feeder service

Yesterday, with the stopover of the container ship Nicola of the CMA CGM, operational activity at the Pier has been restarted Polyseettorial of the port of Taranto that was inactive from the beginning of the 2015 when the taranto Container terminal company Terminal (TCT) had moved the last containers on the dock and then return the terminal to the Port Authority ( 29 September 2015). By then the port of Puglia had come out global network of containerized maritime services. With assigning the management of the Polysester Pier to the group Turkish Yilport, hired at the end of 2018 ( 20 November 2018), the basis for the return to this market took place yesterday with the landing of Nicola,who is used in the SSLMED Turmed feeder service that connects Taranto with Turkey, Malta and Tunisia using capacity ships up to 1,100 teu.

The Port Authority of the Ionian Sea has specified that in the start-up phase at the terminal at the Pier Polyseettorial, which Yilport manages through the San Cataldo Container Terminal (SCCT), for loading and self-propelled cranes will be used and, in parallel, it will be completed the revamping of the first block of quay cranes, which is still ongoing, by the Danish company Konecranes will increase the productivity of the terminal ( 15 January 2020). In addition, the depth of the seabed terminal, which will have an annual traffic capacity of equal 2 - 2.5 million teu, will be increased to -16.5 meters within the end of 2021.

"The activation of the first feeder service - commented AdSP president Sergio Prete - represents the point of relaunching trade. The competitive repositioning of the port of Taranto also as a gateway Mediterranean shipping and logistics scenario now a reality. Thanks to the re-start of the operation terminal, important perspectives can be opened up for the internationalization of companies in Puglia and all Noon."

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