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Sibport Set To Be Awarded Arasur Logistics Platform Contract In Bilbao Port

Sibport set to be awarded Arasur logistics platform contract in Bilbao port

Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Bilbao
Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) November 20, 2020 – The Arasur (Araba Logística, S.A) logistics platform began 2020 with the inauguration of the largest photovoltaic park powered by Ekian and Sibport is to manage the facility’s rail operations. The firm already manages the railway terminal of Jundiz and Pancorbo. Sibport is owned by Bilbao Port Authority, Noatum and Transitia, and aims to develop the rail freight services using the Port of Bilbao. The
Arasur siding will connect the logistics platform with the port by means of a shuttle train that will transport the goods by rail from bidirectional way. The overall investment by the port is over €4 million. “We have high hopes with the launch of the terminal, because many companies are waiting for it “, says the president of Arasur, Peio Ruiz. In fact, this connection was one of the most requested by operators because it also means achieving 100% intermodality for the logistics platform. In order to adapt to the demand of companies, Arasur has started a urban reorganization that will allow it to position itself in the market for host large projects. “Today, there is only Arasur for any company that needs 200,000 m² of land in the north of Spain”, points out Ruiz. Therefore, the platform is adapting its land to to be able to offer these XXL plots”. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.

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