The number of new terminal projects popping up around the world seems to grow each year, and PTI has assembled a list of the biggest terminal projects that have been announced in recent months.
In a bid to deal with the ‘berth capacity ceiling’ at the Port of Singapore, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has created the Tuas Terminal concept, which is a two-tier 65 million TEU terminal designed to specifically increase quay crane productivity while boosting yard capacity.
Read a Technical Paper on the Port of Singapore’s two-tier terminal plan
DP World’s mega T4 terminal development has begun construction in order to handle the future growth demand of the United Arab Emirates, as well as the wider region. The first phase of T4’s development will take the Port of Jebel Ali’s total capacity to 22 million TEU, equipping the port with at least 110 cranes.
Read a Technical Paper on the development of T4
A framework was recently agreed between the South Carolina and Georgia port authorities for the construction of a US$3 billion container terminal, which will be constructed on the border of both states. The terminal is being constructed in order to support US economic development, with terminal design and supporting infrastructure already being planned for the project.