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This section is entirely dedicated to Gioia Tauro port and its chief rile both in political and commercial context. Nowadays the Port offers different and highly qualified opportunities and services. To better discover features of this commercial port we invite you to visit follow section.

Gioia Tauro Port role

Thanks to its lucky geographic position in the middle of Mediterranean Sea, through the Suez-Gibraltar direction, Gioia Tauro port has became leader in Mediterranean area as per containers distribution and moving.

Operation activities began on September 16th in 1995, moving in few mounths 16000 teus and growing more and more since reaching 3300000 teus in 2004.

The container terminal, whose dealer is M.C.T. Spa (, has a quay length of 3000 meters and a stocking area of 1500000 sm; it has 18 post-panamax and 4 superpostpanamax cranes, 4 gottwald and several smaller means; it has 1500 links for reefer container.

Furthermore daily rail/road services links it to main industrialized cities with short transit time making its position even more strategic. Recently, it also has been given urge by Harbour Master (, to infrastructure upgrading in accordance to the modern shipping standard requests.

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