Yilport closest to landing the port of Taranto
The port of Taranto and the container terminal have their eyes set on Turkey’s Yilport Holding AS. On Tuesday, the Port System Authority of the Ionian Sea, whose president is Sergio Prete, acknowledging the “preliminary positive evaluation by the Permanent Internal Commission, in consideration of the importance of the proposer and the scope of the concession request with respect to the requests received”, and agreed that the Turkish Yilport Holding’s offer would “from various points of view, be the opportunity most in the public interest, ensuring the widest and most profitable use of the multisector wharf, the revival of employment, increase in port traffic and logistics, as well as the enhancement of the role of the port of Taranto and the Italian port system on the Mediterranean scene”. Taranto’s Port Authority ended its examination of the four partial applications submitted in recent months. The companies involved were South Marine Gate, Southgate Europe Terminal Consorzio, Taras Terminal and ATI Interterminal and Ecologica. A competitive dialogue procedure was opened with these companies on 11 May with a view to improving the bids submitted. With the examination of these companies now closed, the examination of Yilport Holding AS, which had submitted an application on 3 July, will begin. Source: The MediTelegraph
YILPORT Holding submits offer for Taranto Container Terminal concession
YILPORT Holding recently submitted its offer for Taranto Container Terminal concession in Italy. Ionian Sea Port Authority (AdSP), the managing institution of Port of Taranto has officially received the request of YILPORT Holding to operate the entire set of multi purpose port facilities in the Port of Taranto. These terminals in Southern Italy handle container traffic, bulk cargo and serve ro-ro traffic. Well located as a relay hub for the Mediterranean Sea, the terminals are integrated to intermodal networks, connecting Southern Italy to Northern Italy and finally to the center of Europe.
Bollore among bidders for Taranto terminal
Bollore Group has emerged among the investors interested in the Molo Settoriale terminal of the port of Taranto in southern Italy. The local port authority has just revealed that two entities presented two separate offers to operate all or part of the terminal that has a total quay length of 1,500m. One offer came from a group of companies lead by Saga Italia (part of Saga Group controlled by Bollore), the local Ionian Shipping Consortium, Taranto Iniziative Produttive and Tecnomec Engineering. The second offer has been submitted by Italcave, a Taranto-based group already active in the bulk terminal at the same port. Until 2015 the area subject today to international tender was operated in concession by Taranto Container Terminal (a jv between Evergreen and Italy’s TO Delta) and the best annual throughput of 900,000 teu handled was reached in 2006. http://splash247.com/bollore-among-bidders-for-taranto-terminal/Upload News