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SECH Funds New Border Inspection Post At Genoa Port

SECH funds new Border Inspection Post at Genoa port

Source: Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Occidentale
From today, Wednesday 17 July, the port of Genoa has at its disposal the new Border Inspection Post (PIF), built by the SECH terminal with its own investment, on the areas on the edge of the container square – June 17, 2020 BIPs are peripheral offices of the Ministry of Health, authorized by the European Commission (EC), for veterinary checks on animals and products of
animal origin, coming from third countries and destined for EU markets. The new PIF building, which covers an area of ​​1,000 m², is structured in two completely separate areas, for checks on products intended for human and non-human consumption. The structure is equipped with six ramps for opening the containers and three cells with controlled temperature, at -20 ° C, -2 ° C and at room temperature, as well as laboratories for product analyzes, as well as offices and service spaces. The plant’s standard of excellence made available to Ministry officials will facilitate work and speed up checking operations, protecting the interests of the operators in the supply chain and consumers. The structure is able to manage control operations on about 50 containers per day and is at the service of all operators in the port of Genoa, also for checks on non-containerized goods, such as those on trailers. Today’s inauguration represents a significant step in the large framework of initiatives implemented by Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Occidentale (AdSP – Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority) together with companies and other public entities of the port cluster, for the construction of an intelligent and efficient port, capable of strengthening its role in serving Italy and Europe in the new complex scenarios of the global economy. PortSEurope Note: SECH – Terminal Contenitori Porto di Genova S.p.A. is a container terminal at Genoa port and handles around 300,000 TEUs annually, and part of the GIP group. Source: Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Occidentale (AdSP – Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority)

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