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New delivery of the works for the construction of the container terminal of the port of Augsburg

Three docks will be built for a development of about 600 Meters

The port of Augsburg has been trying for many, too many years to fit in permanently in the market of contaminated transport by sea equipping itself with a terminal for containers that would have the task of intercept part of the traffic crossing the Suez Canal and sort them to other ports, thus operating an activity of transhipment of containers that many other Mediterranean ports carry out often advantaged, especially those on the southern coast of basin, from a lower labor cost or from direct management of the docks by leading shipping companies worlds operating in this sector and therefore interested to direct their ships and those of the consortia of which they make leaves for the terminals they manage.

Delivered a year and a half ago the works for the construction of the first and second batch of the new container terminal of the port of Augsburg for an amount of 50 million euros ( of 5 November 2020), today the President of the Authority of Port System of the Sea of Eastern Sicily, Francesco Di Sarcina, who has held the position since mid-March, try to speed up the development of the activities of the Augustan stopover in this sector delivering the works for the construction of the container terminal, as part of the project unified that brings together the two lots, with a ceremony at which they have nello Musumeci, president of the Sicilian Region, Giancarlo Cancelleri State Secretary at the Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility and the mayors of Augusta, Giuseppe Di Mare, of Priolo, Pippo Gianni, and Melilli, Giuseppe Carta.

The planned intervention, which will last 1,200 days and a cost of 175 million euros gross of the reduction - ha recalled the AdSP - provides for the expansion of existing squares within the commercial port of Augsburg, through the construction of a new container terminal in the area located above below the Syracuse-Catania railway line, north of the existing docks. At the end of the works, the new terminal will be consisting of three operational docks, for a total development of about 600 meters, and from a square of about 115 thousand square meters.

On the occasion of today's ceremony it was announced also the publication of the tender for the works of re-flowering of the mantle of the breakwater of the port of Catania, for a investment of about 75 million euros.






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