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MSC acquires full control of two of the three containers terminal of the port of Le Havre

Planned investments of 900 million euros

Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), a company terminalista of the shipowning group Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), has acquired full control of two of the three containers terminal of the port French of Le Havre taking over the shareholdings of the French Perrigault group in terminal Porte Océance (TPO) and the Terminal de Normandie MSC (TNMSC). The first terminal it has a quay line of 700 meters with a depth of seabed of -15.3/-16.3 meters and a traffic capacity annual equal to 550 thousand teu. The second landing has a line of quay of 1,400 meters with depth of the seabed of -16,3/-17,3 meters and a capacity of 1,5 million teu per year.

The announcement of the acquisition of all control by the Swiss shipowning group of two of the three terminals of the complex Port port 2000 of Le Havre was carried out on Friday as part of Christophe Béchuu's visit to the port French, new Minister for Ecological Transition and Cohesion territorial. On the occasion it was announced that TIL, which is owned by US fund manager Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC, plans to invest 700 million euros in the port of call French. The Haropa Port Authority has specified that the investment, which is also the result of a historical agreement between the union of port workers CGT of the port of Le Havre, the TIL and the TPO/TNMSC terminals, will allow you to create 1,100 jobs over the next six years, including 900 new jobs port workers, and that the purchase of new equipment will also allow the port of Le Havre to receive the larger capacity container carrier currently in service which are capable of carrying 24,000 teu.

The third container terminal that is part of Port 2000 is the Terminal de France which has a quay line of 1,400 meters and is managed by the Générale de Manutention Portuaire (GMP), a joint venture between DP World dubai and Terminal Link, a company owned by the shipowning group French CMA CGM and China Merchants Port Holdings Co. (CMPorts).

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