€60 million investment to boost capacity at Port of Barcelona

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The management board at the Port of Barcelona has approved €60 million of investment that will be used to increase capacity at the Hutchison Ports BEST terminal.

€60 million investment to boost capacity at Port of Barcelona
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The port announced the news on Twitter earlier this week.

Hutchison Ports shall allocate €31 million of its investment into increasing its container block capacity from 27 to 34. This amounts to a 26% increase in capacity to 700,000 TEU.

The remaining €29 million of the investment will go towards machinery, including 14 new automated cranes.

The work on the capacity expansion will begin in May of next year.


Photo: DXR, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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