Shortlist for Cyprus' Larnaca Port

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Shortlist for Cyprus' Larnaca Port

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works of Cyrpus have announced that three teams have been shortlisted to proceed to the next phase in the tender for the long-delayed development of Larnaca port and marina.

The shortlisted consortia are the following:

  • Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) and Cabo Marina S de RL
  • Amba Ltd and Israel Shipyards Ltd
  • China Communications Construction Company Ltd

The competition was announced last November and in March 2017, five consortia submitted proposals.

MACE International, M.G.E. Venture, SEA Alliance, OINT Venture V.T.S, EMS&FRS and AVI GIANT Corporation & Affiliates are the two consortia that did not pass through to the second round of the competition.

Lanarca port is the second, in magnitude, port of the country and it is located in the southeastern part of Cyprus. Larnaka port is situated approximately 2 kilometer from the town center and is surrounded by residential units. On the north side there are oil product installations and at the south side it borders with Larnaka marina.

It has two quays for the mooring of ships:

  • South quay of length 340 m, water depth 11.4 m and equipped with two gantry cranes of 40 tons, 1 crane on rails of 45 tons as well as a ramp of 25m width suitable for ro-ro ships.
  • North quay 326 m, water depth 9,3 m and equipped with crane on rails (Luffing Crane) of 35 tons able to serve loads 150 m to the western part of the quay.

It has a multipurpose port having an area of 445.000 square meters and serves all kinds of loads from unpacked (animal fodder, grain, gypsum), conventional (lumber, iron, fertilizers, automobiles) as well as oil products.

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