Port of Thessaloniki to handle megamax container vessels

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The Port of Thessaloniki (ThPA S.A.) has awarded its contract for works on a sixth pier to serve Ultra Large Container Vessels carrying up to 24,000 TEU.

ThPA S.A. announced that the joint venture ‘MYTILINEOS SA – ROVER MARITIME SL – HDK SA’ has been awarded the project ‘Expansion of the Marine Works Infrastructure of Pier 6’, with a budget of €150 million ($166.8 million) at the current stage of the tender.

According to the specifications, the project includes:

Construction of a new additional quay wall 513 metres long, of which 470 metres will have a depth of 17.7 metres.
Construction of an additional yard area, 306.5 metres wide.
All the additional infrastructure works that are required for ensuring full operability of the new quay wall and the yard area.