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Yilport Issues Update Of San Cataldo Container Terminal In Taranto Port

Yilport issues update of San Cataldo Container Terminal in Taranto port

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) May 7, 2021 – Turkish group Yilport has issued an update to its San Cataldo Container Terminal (SCCT) in Taranto port. In March Yilport started training activities of the SCCT team to get the licenses to operate the rail service, which will go live in July 2021Mid-April 2021 SCCT will take delivery of the 3d quay crane by 22 rows, raising the
total to 3 ship to shore cranes, 7-yard rail-mounted gantry cranes, and 1 mobile harbor crane As of April, the reefer plugs will increase from 20 to 60New regulation for Port Gate for goods moving through the Molo Polisettoriale Port AreaThe Port Gate flow of containers to and from customs areas can ordinarily take place from 7:00 a.m.-20:00 p.m; beyond this time slot and on holidays, the exit and entry of cargo is allowed in Out of Hours with the prior authorization of the UD TA to the active service of the GDF In March 2020, Yilport Holding announced the takeover of Port of Taranto’s container terminal. The 49-year concession agreement was signed previously on July 30, 2019 between Yilport and Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ionio (AdSP – Port Authority of the Ionian Sea-Port of Taranto), the managing institution of the port of Taranto in Italy. After the handover, Yilport became the sole operator of the terminal via its subsidiary, San Cataldo Container Terminal SpA (SCCT). Taranto Container Terminal became the 22nd marine port in Yilport Holding’s portfolio, and its first terminal in Italy. Yilport will promote the development of commercial traffic and logistics with particular reference to container handling, general cargo, and Ro-Ro operations. In the long run, Yilport plans to revamp Taranto Container Terminal, and bring annual capacity up to 3 million TEU. Source: Yilport Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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