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Grupo ICE awards APM Terminals a renewable electricity certification

APM Terminals Moín received a renewable electricity certification by Grupo ICE, which ensures that the energy supplied by the institution to the company primarily comes from renewable sources. In light of the situation, Hartmut Goeritz, Managing Director for APM Terminals, commented: The company has been working toward this goal since operations began. This seal is very important for us, it marks the start of a significant alliance with Grupo ICE to work on projects that benefit of the economic, social and environmental development of the country. As Río Blanco substation came into operation during 2019, it supplies the Moín Container Terminal (TCM) with renewable electricity through a 230-kilovolt high-voltage line. This infrastructure has two transformers - one main and one backup - of 75 megavolt amperes each. For the records, in 2019 the company reached a remarkable renewable energy ratio of 96.16%. This action takes part of the Country’s commitment to the environmental development and sustainability.Since 2015, Costa Rica exceeds 98% renewable generation across all of the country. We are committed to the National Decarbonization Plan and environmental sustainability. ... Marco Acuña, Electricity Manager at ICE concluded.  

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APM Terminals mobile boosts handling capacity

The APM Terminals Mobile facility in Alabama has handled two container ships simultaneously for the first time at its newly expanded berth. Now, the berth expansion enables two x 8,000-10,000 TEU be safely and easily handled simultaneously. The two ships were Belita with a length overall of 334.1 m and Cosco Santons with a length overall of 261.1 meters.

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W. Africa container terminal to enter Phase 2 upgrade

The West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) is developing its image as the gateway to Eastern Nigeria and a strong alternative to ports in Largos, followed by the beginning of Phase 2 upgrade. According to forecasts, the port's volume will grow, followed by the increasing number of shipping lines, importers and exporters develop confidence in WACT’s ability to handle their cargo.

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