Costa Rica Concessions New Limon Port

APM terminals will build a new container terminal in Moin with an investment of $ 949 million.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Operations of the terminal are expected to begin in 2016 featuring a 2.430 feet seawall and 13 cranes capable of servicing Post Panamax vessels.

"The Concessions Board also approved a maximum fee per container of $ 223, $ 43 more than what JAPDEVA charges today," reported Nacion.com.

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Costa Rica: Moin Port Terminal Overcomes New Obstacle

May 2011

The project for construction of the Container Terminal (Terminal de Contenedores) has triumphed over the two lawsuits that sought to curb its award.

The Controller General's Office flatly rejected as inadmissible (the union has no legitimate interest, and is not a bidder in this process) the appeal filed by the Workers Union JAPDEVA (SINTRAJAP) against the award of the project to the Dutch firm APM Terminals.

October 2013 Deadline for Starting Moin Works

April 2012

The National Tender Board (CNC in Spanish) has notified the company APM Terminals which has a maximum of 18 months to begin the construction of the new Moin Container Terminal (MCT), in the Caribbean, Costa Rica.

After the deadline, APT Terminals has 36 months to complete the works on this terminal which will allow servicing and boarding of container vessels.

Costa Rican Courts Confirm Concession to APM Terminals

August 2012

Company’s due diligence and fair-play in bid reaffirmed.

San Jose, Costa Rica – The Costa Rican courts ruled today in favor of APM Terminals in two lawsuits, brought against the company and the government, which were intended to block the awarded concession for the new Moin Container Terminal (TCM).

Does Costa Rica Really Want a New Port?

April 2014

There are so many obstacles faced by the project being run by Dutch APM Terminals that it begs the question as to whether the Costa Rican government really wants it to happen.

Since it was awarded construction of the New Mega Port for specialized container ships in Moin, the Dutch company APM Terminals has faced dozens of lawsuits and other legal measures in the courts, which has maintained continuous doubts about the realization of the project.

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