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Ghent developing all-weather terminal

ArcelorMittal Ghent, investment company Participatiemaatschappij Vlaanderen (PMV), Euroports and North Sea Port are collaborating on the construction of an all-weather terminal (AWT) in the Ghent port area.


 

The roofed loading bay and warehouse in Ghent represents an investment of more than EUR50 million (USD58.4 million).

The multipurpose terminal will be built next to ArcelorMittal's existing mixed cargo bay and will offer global logistics services, including both breakbulk transhipment activities and warehousing operations.

PMV, an investment company founded by the Flemish government with the purpose of investing in infrastructure for sustainable economic development, will be responsible for the design, construction, financing and maintenance of the AWT.

With a storage capacity of 60,000 tons (54,431 tonnes), the AWT's warehouse will measure 240 m long and 60 m wide. According to Euroports, the warehouse will contain two tracks for railcars and three unloading quays for trucks.

The roofed quay wall will measure 200 m long and the dock will be 25 m wide, says Europort.

According to Euroports, the environmental permit is now being prepared and applied for, with the intention to start building at the end of 2018; the terminal is expected to be operational by mid 2020.

northseaport.com

www.euroports.com

arcelormittal.com

www.pmv.eu

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