LUKA KOPER, d.d., Koper
The Supervisory Board approves development projects
The Supervisory Board of Luka Koper, d.d. has at its regular session on 17th April 2015 approved projects for the increase of capacity on two port's terminals:
- Extension of the southern part of Pier I to bring the annual capacity of the container terminal to 1.15 million TEUs. This investment includes the construction of new stacking areas on 98.000 m2 and the consolidation of existing ones, dredging of Basin I to -15 m and the creation of reclamation areas for the disposal of dredged silt, additional railway tracks including the switch to RMG technology (Rail Mounted Gantry crane), an extension of the quayside, the purchase of four new super post-panamax cranes and other handling equipment. The estimated value of the investment, which will be gradually implemented until 2021 is 226 million EUR. The mentioned value also includes investments already performed in 2014;
- Construction of three shore tanks for liquid cargo at Pier II, each with a capacity of 20,000 m3. The estimated value of the investment amounts to 13.9 million EUR. The construction is expected to begin this year and should end in 2017.
The Management Board