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Gioia Tauro (ITGIT), Italy, Med

Gioia Tauro

Gioia Tauro (ITGIT), Italy, Med
ADDRESS
Contrada Lamia, Gioia Tauro, RC 89013, Italy
EMAIL
Text Link
info@portodigioiatauro.it
FAX
39 0966 505438
CORPORATE OFFICE
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
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ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
3, 467,772 million TEUs

About the port

Port of Gioia Tauro is one of the most important industrial and trade centre in Italy. This vast port covers almost 4,400,000 square meters, with a water depth ranging from 12.5-18 metres. The port is also one of the largest in Italy for containers throughput.

Handling

The Port of Gioia Tauro has a capacity to accommodate world’s largest modernvessels. It also offers highly versatile warehousing facilities for stuffing and stripping. With a total of 5,152 meters of quays, the port contributes significantly to the economic growth of the region by providing the country’s longest linear quays.

History

The port has been in operation since 1970 when the Italian government decided to build a big steel plant and decided to establish a new artificial port. The port with its enormous reach was proclaimed as Mediterranean primary shipment hub in 2007. Following a tradition, it offers faster and much better services than ever before.

Importance

Serving as the entry point for visiting Italy, the port of Gioia Tauro is well known forthe imports and exports of various commodities. The port is fully equipped to distribute both national and international cargoes thus offering the best facilities in the vicinity.