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December 24, 2018

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Ports America consolidates its presence in the port of New Orleans

Extended 50-year-old the duration of relative contracts of concession to two terminal

Ports America, the main terminal operator American that work beyond 80 terminals in 42 North American ports, has renewed own agreement with the port of New Orleans, port of call in which manages the container Napoleon Container Terminal terminal and the terminal for conventional bulk and goods Nashville Hail Break Bulk Terminal. The new contract undersigned from the two parts extends of ulterior 50 years the duration of the concession through which Ports America it manages the two terminals.

The new agreement previews that the terminalista society invests 66,5 million dollars in the infrastructure realization and the purchase of equipments, included the installation of ulterior cranes of dock to the container terminal until a total of four new means of raising, with the scope to allow to both the terminals to receive ships of greater dimension and to enliven it put up traffic volumes.

The new understanding, besides to preview the realization of support structures of the activity of Napoleon Container Terminal, includes moreover the possible realization of a new container terminal in a position to receiving portacontainer of all the dimensions, new landing place of which the Harbour Authority of the port of call American and Ports America they will verify the feasibility of its construction. If the parts decided to put into effect project, Ports America will invest at least 300 million dollars and will obtain the right to you first negotiation on its management.

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