Castellón, Spain (PortSEurope) September 13, 2017 – Castellón port expects to receive a public investment of €157 million ($187.6 million) in the improvement of its road and railway connectivity in the period between 2017 and 2021, the president of Castellón port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Castellón), Francisco Toledo, said.
The investments in 2017 will rise to €13 million ($15.5 million) from €3.1 million ($3.7 million) in 2015. A lot of work has been done in the last two years thanks to the entire team of the port authority, Toledo noted.
The port plans to invest €4 million ($4.8 million) in the construction of a pier for the handling of liquid bulk and plans to call a tender for the project this month, while the contract for the €7.7 million ($9.2 million) construction of the rail link between the basins of the port will be awarded by the end of 2017, Toledo noted.
Further €20 million ($23.9 million) will be invested in the construction of an intermodal station and €12 million ($14.3 million) will be poured into the building of a road access to the Southern Basin, he added.
Source: Diario del Puerto
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