Italy Medcenter Container Terminal - Port of Gioia Tauro

Technical specifications

  • Capacity: 2.8 mio moves (4.2 mio TEUs)
  • Draught: up to 18.0m
  • Quay length: 3,391m
  • Area: 160ha
  • Maximum vessel size: 19,500 TEUs
  • No. of Quay Cranes: 22 (STS) and 1 (mobile 100 tons)

Key features

  • Strategically located for East - West trades with only 66 nautical miles of deviation from the Suez-Gibraltar shortest route
  • Largest (by total moves) container terminal in Italy with 56 mio TEUs handled since 1995
  • Longest linear quay in the Mediterranean able to operate up to 4 x ULCC simultaneously
  • Fitted with super post panamax gantry cranes (9 x 23 container rows)
  • On-dock rail facility (and new dedicated Rail gateway under development)
  • Over 120 ports connected every week
  • Largest regional gateway port for Southern Italy (serving 12% of Italian Gross Domestic Production in the range of 300 km)
  • Industrial area, Warehousing and distribution facilities available nearby and directly linked with main A3 highway connecting Naples with Reggio Calabria
  • 700ha of Special Economic Zone actually under development (subject to Italian government’s final approval)
  • First container terminal in Italy to be certified ISPS and specifically by US customs
  • Over 2,300 reefer plugs with dedicated M&R facilities for dry and reefer containers
  • MCT is certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards