Finally, a New Port in Moin

After several delays in the construction process, the Moin Container Terminal was officially inaugurated in Costa Rica, a port that has already been authorized to start operations of the second berth.

Friday, March 1, 2019

The operations of the maritime terminal in charge of the concessionaire APM Terminals began in October 2018, since at the end of that month the authorities of the National Council of Concessions informed that after the definitive reception of the work, the maritime terminal received the order to start operating.

You may be interested in "Port Cranes: Imports up to June 2018" reviews that "... Despite the problems, in October 2018 and with 98% of the work completed, the concessionaire received permission to put into operation the first berth, which could be used voluntarily by ships that require it. Since then the company has served 90 vessels and turned $1.1 million corresponding to the canon for the development of the Limon province."

See "Terminal in Moin Ready to Start Operations"

The article adds that "... Last week the National Council of Concessions (CNC) approved the entry into operation of the second berth, so the firm completed the so-called phase 2A."

The original date for delivering the work, according to the concession contract, was January 19, 2018, however, because of the obstacles that arose throughout the project, valued at $1,000 million, was not officially inaugurated until February 28.

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