Hanjin Opens New Container Terminal

22 July 2010 (Last Updated July 22nd, 2010 18:30)

Hanjin Shipping has opened a €350m ($450m) semi-automated container terminal at the Spanish port of Algeciras. The company said the Total Terminal International Algeciras (TTIA) facility in the Strait of Gibraltar is the first semi-automatic terminal in the Mediterranean and Southern Euro

Hanjin Shipping has opened a €350m ($450m) semi-automated container terminal at the Spanish port of Algeciras.

The company said the Total Terminal International Algeciras (TTIA) facility in the Strait of Gibraltar is the first semi-automatic terminal in the Mediterranean and Southern Europe.

Hanjin completed the project within two years, according to dredgingtoday.com.

The TTIA has reached an operational status of 47% and is expected to be fully operational by October 2010.