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APM Terminals Moín welcomes 4000th vessel with increased efficiency

Source: APM Terminals On Friday 13 January, the Moín Container Terminal (TCM) welcomed its 4000th vessel since it’s inauguration in 2019. A commemorative plaque was presented to the captain of the Margarete Schulte, which arrived from Manzanillo, Panama and will continue to Cork, Ireland, with a primary cargo of pineapples and bananas. Thanks to infrastructure improvements made during the last three years, the Limón-Moín Port complex can now accommodate ships with greater draught, up to 8500 TEUs. “This has enabled APM Terminals Moín to accommodate new services,” said Victor Konen, Commercial Director of APM Terminals Moín. “For example, a trend we’re currently seeing is services that connect Ecuador, Peru, (passing the Panama Canal), Costa Rica and Europe (both to Northern Europe and the Mediterranean). Faster transit times to Europe With Costa Rica being one of the last ports that these services call at in America before leaving for Europe, we’re able to provide very competitive transit times for Costa Rican fruit. During 2022, 898 vessels and 1,182,854 TEUs were handled by TCM. The volume of crane moves per vessel also increased from 664 in 2021 to 714 in 2022. Idle time reduced by more than 40 minutes In a joint

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