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Azores region to invest €32 million in Ponta Delgada port

Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal (PortSEurope) October 11, 2018 – The Azores regional government plans to invest €32 million ($37 million) in the overhaul of the infrastructure of Ponta Delgada port, which concentrates 64% of the cargo traffic of the islands.

With the project, the regional government intends to allow the port have adequate infrastructure for what is expected in the sector in the next 10-15 years, the regional government representative Ana Cunha said.

Cunha said that the announcement of the opening of the dock tendering and repaving of the port embankment will be sent this week for publication in the state gazette Diário da República.

The embankment area for 20- and 40-foot containers will “increase significantly”, and in the case of 40-foot containers, the capacity will increase from 224 spots to 540.

Source: Diário de Notícias

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