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Automar Completes The Acquisition Of AutoTerminal Gioia Tauro

Automar completes the acquisition of AutoTerminal Gioia Tauro

Source: Autorità Portuale di Gioia Tauro
Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) January 15, 2020 – Automar S.p.A. has recently completed the acquisition of AutoTerminal Gioia Tauro (ATGT) S.p.A., taking over the remaining 50% from the German group BLG Logistics. The acquired company, renamed AutoMar Gioia Tauro S.p.A., will be incorporated into Automar S.p.A. The Gioia Tauro car storage and handling terminal was founded in 1999 by the BLG Logistics, a European leader
in vehicle handling and value-adding related activities. In 2016, Automar S.p.A. acquired 50% of the shares of ATGT, putting the terminal to use for the car carrier connections of Naples-based Grimaldi Group. The ATGT terminal currently covers an area of ​​320,000 m², with a storage capacity of approximately 18,000 vehicles. It features a 2,400 m² PDI center and three railway sidings. Automar S.p.A. is a leading company in integrated logistics services in Southern Italy, with experience in vehicle transport. In 1996 Automar S.p.A. was acquired by a group of leading logistics operators that left it with full management autonomy. Today Automar S.p.A. is owned by Bertani S.p.A., Grimaldi Group S.p.A. and Mercurio S.p.A. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.

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